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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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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.
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.
Another thing that surprised me was the fact that so much had been accomplished in so short a time, for I could not believe that I had been gone from Anoroc for a sufficient period to permit of building a fleet of fifty feluccas and mining iron ore for the cannon and balls, to say nothing of manufacturing these guns and the crude muzzle-loading rifles with which every Mezop was armed, as well as the gunpowder and ammunition they had in such ample quantities.
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.
Great horse-pistols, too, were found, which would go off with a bang like a cannon.
Meanwhile, as the little troop drew nearer to Lens, the noise of the cannon sounded louder.
At length they heard the cannon so near that it was evident they were within a league of the field of battle, and at a turn of the road they perceived the little village of Aunay.
So who would Cannon really like to have on the MTV series?
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 in the morning of Eid, after Eid prayers.
This follows the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) receiving its first cannon and the CTAI factory now ramping up to full production.
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Students at Cardiff University's department of archaeology and conservation have carefully removed nearly all of the layers of concrete-hard crust which formed on the five-foot cannon through the centuries.
Krebs, Cannon was piloting a C-47 named "Miss Yank" back to its base in England after having dropped paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, near Arnhem Bridge when a C-47 from the 441st TCG collided with his aircraft.
Now, I've known Ian for many years but didn't know that he was born in Bulmer Street (just off Cannon Street).