Entry from British & World English dictionary
A machine gun that uses a motor-driven chain to power all moving parts.
- Three guys popped up from a sandbagged hole and we hit them with the chain gun.
- Behind him, Corporal Thad Ryan manned the chain gun firing with reckless abandon at the two ZZ - 22 Condors taking potshots at them from above.
- Suddenly the rapid fire of a chain gun stops the battle in its tracks.
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