Definition of snow gun in US English:

snow gun


  • A machine that makes artificial snow and blows it onto ski slopes.

    • ‘The result was an invention called the snow gun.’
    • ‘And if Mother Nature doesn't produce, the resort's 227 snow guns will.’
    • ‘It's real snow, produced by 16 snow guns firing cooled water into air chilled to minus two degrees.’
    • ‘The money was put into the construction of two hotels, five kilometres ski runs, six new snow guns and new lights.’
    • ‘Two of Scotland's Highland ski resorts, Glenshee and the Lecht, now use snow guns.’


snow gun

/ˈsnoʊ ˌɡən/