from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Artillery other than antiaircraft artillery that is light enough to be mounted for use in the field.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The part of an army's artillery which consists of (light) fieldpieces (canons, howitzers) which are mobile enough to deploy on the (battle) field, as opposed to the fixed guns in fortifications or naval artillery; usually excludes antiaircraft.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. light ordnance mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)
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