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Synonyms for cannon

Synonyms for cannon

a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane

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lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

make a cannon

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fire a cannon

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References in classic literature ?
Once we had discovered iron ore we had enough mined in an incredibly short time to build a thousand cannon.
All these industries are guarded by forts in which several cannon are mounted and where warriors are always on guard.
upon every candidate for admission into the association, and that was the condition of having designed, or (more or less) perfected a cannon; or, in default of a cannon, at least a firearm of some description.
peace was signed between the survivors of the war; the thunder of the guns gradually ceased, the mortars were silent, the howitzers were muzzled for an indefinite period, the cannon, with muzzles depressed, were returned into the arsenal, the shot were repiled, all bloody reminiscences were effaced; the cotton-plants grew luxuriantly in the well-manured fields, all mourning garments were laid aside, together with grief; and the Gun Club was relegated to profound inactivity.
Cannon found that pain, fear and rage occurred in circumstances which affected the supply of adrenin, and that an artificial injection of adrenin could, for example, produce all the symptoms of fear.
Angell's conclusion, after discussing the experiments of Sherrington and Cannon, is: "I would therefore submit that, so far as concerns the critical suggestions by these two psychologists, James's essential contentions are not materially affected.
According to our definitions, if James is right, an emotion may be regarded as involving a confused perception of the viscera concerned in its causation, while if Cannon and Sherrington are right, an emotion involves a confused perception of its external stimulus.
I hastened to the aperture, and under the crustations of coral, covered with fungi, I recognised certain debris that the drags had not been able to tear up--iron stirrups, anchors, cannons, bullets, capstan fittings, the stem of a ship, all objects clearly proving the wreck of some vessel, and now carpeted with living flowers.
Now, I've known Ian for many years but didn't know that he was born in Bulmer Street (just off Cannon Street).
30pm and saw a police vehicle with the cannon arrive.
The five-foot iron swivel cannon was found alongside a larger cannon, the muzzle of another cannon, a cannon ball, coins and a button at Rest Bay, Porthcawl, in January 2014 after severe storms stripped feet of sand off the beach, uncovering the treasure underneath.
Each cannon is fired twice in a row to announce Ramadan, once every day to announce iftar and twice in a row to announce Eid and again twice on the morning of Eid, after Eid prayers.
The London Mayor was accused of gambling with PS130,000 of taxpayers' cash after ordering three cannon without Home Office approval.
Cannon, a longtime radio show host and the founder of E-Z parking, a parking management company, was elected mayor in November, replacing Anthony Foxx.
Cannon s acquisition will allow Metropolitan International to expand its product offering to include short-term insurance and asset management.