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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A low-powered rifle, such as a BB gun, that uses compressed air or gas to fire small pellets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rifle that propels a pellet or other projectile by using compressed gas, rather than an explosion of gunpowder or other means.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air


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