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  Definition of cannon
  1. a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
  2. lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
  3. a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  4. heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
  5. (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
  6. heavy gun fired from a tank
  7. fire a cannon
  8. make a cannon
Similar Words: carom, shank

 

Hyponyms: basilisk, culverin, harpoon gun, high-angle gun, long tom, rerebrace, upper cannon, vambrace, lower cannon

 

Part Meronyms: billiards, pool, pocket billiards, animal leg, ungulate, hoofed mammal, bomber, body armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphract, tank, army tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle

 

Derivational Morphology: carom, artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunner

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: top   Croatian: top  
Dutch: kanon   Finnish: kanuuna  
French: canon   German: Kanone  
Hebrew: תותח   Hindi: तोप  
Hungarian: ágyú   Icelandic: fallbyssa  
Italian: cannone   Kurdish: top  
Russian: пушка   Spanish: cañón  
Turkish: top  
 
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