(ri väl′vər, -vôl′-)
- ☆ a handgun equipped with a revolving cylinder containing several cartridges so that it can be fired repeatedly without being reloaded
- a person or thing that revolves
See revolver in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A pistol having a revolving cylinder with several cartridge chambers that may be fired in succession.
- One that revolves, as a part of a mechanism.
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