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aircraft arresting barrier 'aircraft arresting barrier' is an military term meaning '(DOD,NATO) A device, not dependent on an aircraft arresting hook, used to stop an aircraft by absorbing its forward momentum in an emergency landing or an aborted takeoff. Also called barricade; emergency barrier. See also aircraft arresting system'.
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