• WordNet 3.6
    • n arbiter someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue "the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature","the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants","an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"
    • n arbiter someone with the power to settle matters at will "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Arbiter A person appointed, or chosen, by parties to determine a controversy between them.
    • Arbiter Any person who has the power of judging and determining, or ordaining, without control; one whose power of deciding and governing is not limited. "For Jove is arbiter of both to man."
    • v. t Arbiter To act as arbiter between.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arbiter A person chosen by the parties in a controversy to decide their differences; one who decides points at issue; an arbitrator; a referee; an umpire.
    • n arbiter In a general sense, a person who has the power of judging and determining absolutely according to his own pleasure; one whose power of deciding and governing is not limited; one who has a matter under his sole authority for adjudication.
    • arbiter To act as arbiter between; judge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Arbiter är′bit-ėr one chosen by parties in controversy to decide between them: a judge having absolute power of decision: an arbitrator: umpire
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  • Max Eastman
    Max Eastman
    “Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice, and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.”
  • Publilius Syrus
    “A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. arbiter,; ar-,for ad,) + the root of betere, to go; hence properly, one who comes up to look on
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.—ar = ad, to, and bit-ĕre (cog. with Gr. bai-nein), to go or come; sig. one who comes to look on, a witness, a judge.


In literature:

Charles remained the arbiter of Italy, and was attentive to the interests of all who adhered to him.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Since you are sole arbiter in this family, speak!
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
In both plays the inviolable will is arbiter of the contention.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
The ultimate ground, the ultimate arbiter of their empire, is force.
"The Arbiter" by Lady F. E. E. Bell
He would be the arbiter of the situation.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Civilization deciding to take and hold the barbarian, it becomes right by the decision of the highest arbiter.
"The Right of American Slavery" by True Worthy Hoit
Taste he declared to be the sole arbiter of Poetry.
"American Sketches" by Charles Whibley
He is the arbiter of domestic strife.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
However, Time, the great Arbiter, will finally decide the equity of my claims.
"The Sylvan Cabin" by Edward Smyth Jones
In vain the too rigid laws made them the arbiters of life and death.
"Sketches of the Fair Sex, in All Parts of the World" by Anonymous
This youth seems to be the arbiter of their fate.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Did he aim to make this woman the arbiter of its social life, and her ethics the limit of its moral laws?
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
These agencies are thus impartial arbiters in countless financial transactions.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
Are we, then, arbiters of our own fate?
"Cupology" by Clara
William, one of the arbiters between John Baliol and Bruce, 1290 to c. 1292.
"Chronicles of Strathearn" by Various
Full of confidence in the Sovereign Arbiter of Destiny, he then cast his eyes into the dark cavities of this den.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
Louvois, his colleague, organised an army that made his master the arbiter of Europe; Conde and Turenne were its victorious captains.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Before separating, we reminded Gratian that he was the arbiter, and must make his award.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Mr. Arbiter, whom we find quoted in a newspaper, has some rather severe strictures on the conduct of American ladies.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
The whip was his arbiter in all differences which arose between his pupils and himself.
"Sword and Pen" by John Algernon Owens

In poetry:

'Tis glorious, in a cause like her's,
To rank among the sufferers;
More glorious than to be
A mighty nation's conqueror,
Or the imperious arbiter
Of a world's destiny.
"To Samuel Bamford," by Samuel Bamford
"No offense was meant," the Captain quick replied,
"'Tis romantic tale, and still a nine days' wonder,
You, the noble victim of a murderous plot,
Maiden's fancy but the arbiter of fate."
"Pocahontas - III Smith And Newport" by Virginia Carter Castleman
We write, we print, then--nevermore
To be recalled--our thoughts take flight,
Like white-winged birds that leave the shore,
And scattering, lose themselves in light;
For good or ill those words may be
The arbiters of destiny.
"Influence" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Matthew Hyland, volunteer map reviewer for Google and professional chef, takes your calls on neighborhood ambiguity and acts as an arbiter for your map and border queries.
Morality is the ultimate arbiter of right, wrong.
Vilma OK with Tagliabue being appeals arbiter .
It's official: Josh Thole has made the cut to be eligible for arbitation for the first time this offseason.
In the heated sales battle between Boeing's 737 MAX and Airbus ' A320 neo, one neutral arbiter can blow some cool air on the claims of superior performance by both sides.
The Alabama Court of Civil Appeal has once again overturned an independent arbiter's decision to reinstate laid off Huntsville school district employees, this time a total of 17 workers.
According to both supporters and opponents of the draft, the charter not only makes Muslim clerics the arbiters for many civil rights, it also could give a constitutional basis for citizens to set up Saudi-style "religious police".
She served as Jackie Kennedy's chief of staff and later went on to become the arbiter of modern etiquette through her books and newspaper column.
Don Draper (Jon Hamm) of "Mad Men" is enjoying his fifth year as chief style arbiter.
"If there's one thing you learn in the etiquette business, it's that life is cyclical," said Judith Martin, the etiquette arbiter known as Miss Manners.
The Style Arbiter celebrates the classic Americana/gypsy punk style of the hot East Nashville couple of Joshua Black Wilkins and Cali DeVaney.
So much for the idea that smug, self-appointed arbiters of what is genuinely "American" were going to "take back" the country, as if it had somehow been stolen.
When it comes to public art, just who's the arbiter of Richmond taste.
For 75 years, the US Department of Transportation stood as the arbiter of interstate motor carrier safety.
A large part of my job as the unofficial arbiter of food and cooking in these parts is to keep up with what's going around the rest of the world when it comes to food.

In science:

In the top sub- figure the in-degrees of an arbit rary node, v0 , are depicted as a function of time. A vertical line, t = a, intersects zero or more points, A0 , which is the set of nodes that have directed edges incident to v0 .
Balanced Overlay Networks (BON): Decentralized Load Balancing via Self-Organized Random Networks
For example, a resource arbiter might be a nondeterministic system that responds to two requests happening at the same time by “choosing” arbitrarily to whom to grant the resource first.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
A s olut ion by cos et s am pling us ing an arbit rary POVM w ould require Ω(n l o g n ) ent angled s tate at once.
The Hidden Subgroup Problem
Most of the PUF designs are based on delay variation of logic and interconnect. Two of the most commonly used PUFs are Arbiter-PUFs and Ring-Oscillator PUFs .
Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) Based Random Number Generator
Figure 1 shows the block diagram of an arbiter-based PUF.
Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) Based Random Number Generator
The main components of this block diagram are switch components and arbiter.
Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) Based Random Number Generator
As observed in the block diagram, output bits of a shift register are presented in parallel as a challenge input to an Arbiter PUF.
Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) Based Random Number Generator
The main disadvantage of the above diagram is the stability problem of the circuit. In order to increase the stability of the circuit, the comparison has been done by two arbiters. The above arbiter has extra delay on first path and the below arbiter has extra delay on second path.
Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) Based Random Number Generator
Sokal’s epistemological error is plain to see: he assumes modern science to be the only arbiter of truth and Reality.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
PM is the more detail definition of in the form of pseudo code. In transaction level modeling, data transfer process and control from master to slave are conducted by accessing a bus controlled by an arbiter.
The New Embedded System Design Methodology For Improving Design Process Performance
C. TLM-RTL Model Testing a. Line of Code of TLM-RTL Model The testing involves two, three, four and five components, those are master, slave and arbiter.
The New Embedded System Design Methodology For Improving Design Process Performance