1. cannon, artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance

usage: a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

2. cannon, gun

usage: heavy gun fired from a tank

3. cannon, armor plate, armour plate, armor plating, plate armor, plate armour

usage: (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm

4. cannon, gun

usage: heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane

5. cannon, shank, body part

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

6. carom, cannon, stroke, shot

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


1. cannon, hit

usage: make a cannon

2. cannon, discharge, muster out

usage: fire a cannon

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