Air termination (of a lightning protection system)

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6-8-130

A conducting device mounted at or above the highest point of a building or structure, to provide protection by discharging atmospheric electric charges.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM