Arbiter may refer to:

  • Arbiter or arbitrator, a person by whose decision the parties to a dispute agree to be bound in Arbitration
  • Arbiter (electronics), a component in electronic circuitry that allocate scarce resources
    • Memory arbiter, a component that allocates memory
      • Wavefront arbiter, a commercial memory arbiter optimized for high-speed operation
  • Referee in sporting matches
  • Arbiter (Halo), a character in the Halo video game series
  • ArbiterSports, a sports officiating software company owned by the NCAA
  • HMS Arbiter (D31), an escort aircraft carrier in the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom
  • International Arbiter, in chess a title conferred by FIDE to match referees
  • Petronius, a Roman author and satirist known formally as Gaius Petronius Arbiter
  • Arbiter-class starships, Protoss support vessels in the StarCraft science-fiction series.
  • One of the names of the Hindi deity Hanuman.
  • Arbiter, an American metal band.

Famous quotes containing the word arbiter:

    He has gone over to the majority.
    —Petronius Arbiter (d.A.D. 66)

    Anarchism is the great liberator of man from the phantoms that have held him captive; it is the arbiter and pacifier of the two forces for individual and social harmony.
    Emma Goldman (1869–1940)

    The arbiter of taste.
    Tacitus (c. 55–c. 120)