cannon

  1. a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  2. (medieval) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
  3. heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
  4. lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
  5. a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

Cannon

A cannon is any piece of artillery that uses gunpowder or other usually explosive-based propellants to launch a projectile. Cannon vary in caliber, range, mobility, rate of fire, angle of fire, and firepower; different forms of cannon combine and balance these attributes in varying degrees, depending on their intended use on the battlefield. The w...
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Cannon

(from the article `etching`) ...The first dated etching was made in 1513 by the Swiss artist Urs Graf, who printed from iron plates. The prolific German graphic artist Albrecht ...
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cannon

[n] - heavy gun fired from a tank 2. [n] - (medieval) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm 3. [n] - heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane 4. [n] - a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels 5. [n] - lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals 6. [v] - make a ca...
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Cannon

• (n. & v.) See Carom. • (n.) A great gun; a piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force. • (pl. ) of Cannon • (n.) A kind of type. See Canon. • (n.) A hollow cylindrical piece carried by a revolving shaft, on which it may, however, revolve independently. • (v. i.) To discharge...
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cannon

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

[automobile] The Cannon was an automobile manufactured in Kalamazoo, Michigan, by the Burtt Manufacturing Company from 1902-06. They made several different tonneau models, with both two- and four-cylinder engines, up to 6.5L displacement. ...
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Cannon

[crater] This is a worn and eroded formation with an interior floor that has been resurfaced by lava. A small crater overlies the north rim, which forms a notch in the side. Tiny craters also lie across the rim northeast and at the southern edge. The interior is level and nearly featureless, with only a few tiny scattered craterlets to mark...
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Cannon

[ITT Corporation] Cannon is a division of ITT Corporation that specialises in the manufacture of connectors, cable assemblies, keypads and LAN components. In 1952 it invented the industry-standard D-sub connector. In 1963 it was acquired by ITT. == See also == ...
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Cannon

Can'non intransitive verb 1. To discharge cannon. 2. To collide or strike violently, esp. so as to glance off or rebound; to strike and rebound. « He heard the right-hand goal post crack as a pony cannoned into it -- crack, splinter, and fall like a mast.» Kipli...
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Cannon

Can'non noun ; plural Cannons , collectively Cannon . [ French cannon , from Latin canna reed, pipe, tube. See Cane .] 1. A great gun; a piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force. » Cannons are made o...
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cannon

big gun, howitzer, or mortar, as distinguished from a musket, rifle, or other small arm. Modern cannon are complex mechanisms cast from high-grade ... [14 related articles]
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Cannon

Cannon finds can identify a shipwreck, but not always. Bronze guns were often taken in battle and reused on new ships. Sometimes the guns could be 100 years old already at the time of sinking. More info.
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Cannon

Cannon is a French name for boys and girls. The meaning is `holy text` The name Cannon is most commonly given to American boys. Although in most countries Cannon is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 55 Cannon`s are girls. What do they use in other countries? Kanon Canon (English) The name sounds like: Cannan, Canyon, Gannon, Kann...
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Cannon

Cannon is American slang for a pickpocket.
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Cannon

Cannons are strokes in which more than two balls are intentionally affected. They usually take the form of a croquet stroke in which the striker’s ball makes a roquet and arise when the Laws deem a group of three yard-line balls to be in mutual contact. The striker places the striker’s ball in contact with the roqueted ball for the croquet stro...
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Cannon

In modern warfare, the term cannon is applied to a shell-firing gun of a heavier calibre than a machine gun. They have a lower rate of fire, but are more destructive than machine guns. Before the Great War, all big guns which we would now refer to as howitzers and anti-tank guns etc were called cannons, irrespective of whether they were muzzle or b...
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Cannon

In plate armour one of the tubular defences in a Vambrace of plate either for the upper arm (upper cannon) or forearm (lower cannon).
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Cannon

Large, mounted a naval weapon that fires a heavy projectile. Cannon include carronades, long guns, and mortars. Cannon were generally described by the weight of shot fired, such as a 32-pounder or pdr.
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Cannon

The area between the knee on the front leg, or hock on the rear leg, and the fetlock
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Cannon

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan′ŏn Definitions: 1. Walter B., U.S. physiologist, 1871-1945. See: Cannon ring, Cannon theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis
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Cannon

Walter B., U.S. Physiologist, 1871-1945. ... See: Cannon's ring, Cannon's theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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