n.1.A great gun; a piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force.
2.(Mech.) A hollow cylindrical piece carried by a revolving shaft, on which it may, however, revolve independently.
3.(Printing.) A kind of type. See Canon.
Cannon ball
strictly, a round solid missile of stone or iron made to be fired from a cannon, but now often applied to a missile of any shape, whether solid or hollow, made for cannon. Elongated and cylindrical missiles are sometimes called bolts; hollow ones charged with explosives are properly called shells.
Cannon bullet
a cannon ball
Cannon cracker
a fire cracker of large size.
Cannon lock
a device for firing a cannon by a percussion primer.
Cannon metal
See Gun Metal.
Cannon pinion
the pinion on the minute hand arbor of a watch or clock, which drives the hand but permits it to be moved in setting.
Cannon proof
impenetrable by cannon balls.
Cannon shot
a - A cannon ball.
b - The range of a cannon.
v. i.1.To discharge cannon.
2.To collide or strike violently, esp. so as to glance off or rebound; to strike and rebound.
n. & v.1.(Billiards) See Carom.
Noun1.Cannoncannon - a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
2.cannon - heavy gun fired from a tank
3.cannon - (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
4.cannon - heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
5.cannon - lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
Synonyms: shank
6.cannon - a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
Synonyms: carom
Verb1.cannon - make a cannon
2.cannon - fire a cannon
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