- arresting gear
: a series of rather widely spaced parallel wire cables held taut by strong springs and extending across the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, one such cable by being caught by the arrester hook of an airplane in the process of landing halting the forward motion of the plane within a limited space
* * *any mechanism or device for bringing something to a stop, as an airplane landing on an aircraft carrier.[1950-55]
* * *arresting gear,Especially U.S. the wires, hooks, and other devices installed on an aircraft and across a landing surface, especially on an aircraft carrier, to arrest an aircraft's forward motion after landing.
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