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cannon 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈkanən/,
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cannons, plural;
  1. Make a cannon shot

Noun
  1. A large, heavy piece of artillery, typically mounted on wheels, formerly used in warfare

  2. An automatic heavy gun that fires shells from an aircraft or tank

  3. A carom

  4. A heavy cylinder or hollow drum that is able to rotate independently on a shaft


  1. make a cannon
  2. a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  3. heavy gun fired from a tank
  4. (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
  5. lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
  6. carom: a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
  7. A cannon is any piece of artillery that uses gunpowder or other usually explosive-based propellants to launch a projectile. ...
  8. 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.
  9. Cannon were a five-piece, instrumental post-rock band, based in Glasgow, Scotland.
  10. Cannon is a comic book character from Wildstorm. He was also a member of StormWatch.
  11. Cannon is a lunar crater that is located near the east-northeastern limb of the Moon's near side. It lies just to the northwest of the Mare Marginis, and south-southeast of the crater Plutarch. Farther to the east-northeast is Hubble.
  12. In the context of fan fiction, the term canon denotes the material accepted as "official", in a fictional universe's fan base. It is used in two slightly different meanings: first, "it refers to the overall set of storylines, premises, settings, and characters offered by the source media text". ...
  13. A complete assembly, consisting of an artillery tube and a breech mechanism, firing mechanism or base cap, which is a component of a gun, howitzer or mortar. It may include muzzle appendages. ...
  14. (Cannons) The primary weapons aboard pirate ships, initially made of bronze, then of cast iron. Sometimes referred to as “guns.”
  15. Bone located between the knee and fetlock
  16. A heavy metal tube used for firing ordnance. First in service around 1300, the very first cannons fired heavy arrows, but soon stones were used as well. Gunpowder, formed of saltpeter, sulphur, and charcoal were found in Europe, they were used on a large scale only after 1325. ...
  17. A heavy artillery piece consisting of a metal tube mounted on a gun carriage.
  18. A difficult croquet shot involving three or more balls starting off in contact.
  19. A crew-served piece of artillery, mounted on a field, garrison or siege carriage for discharging solid shot or other projectiles. Sometimes called a gun. See also howitzer & mortar
  20. Heavy artillery piece used for sieges. A demi-cannon fired a shot weighing 27 pounds, a cannon fired a 47-pound shot, a cannon royal fired a 63-pound shot.
  21. "Rule". In counterpoint, a  melody that is repeated exactly by a different voice, entering a short interval after the original voice.
  22. Pachelbel's cannon is a famous piece of classical music.
  23. Usually meaning a large gunpowder weapon too heavy to be moved by hand. It can also be used to refer to a weapon with a calibre greater than 20mm so that cannon can be used to refer to weapons mounted on aircraft or other vehicles. ...
  24. Since the opening and closing of each show day is marked by firing a cannon from the knoll, in the morning "after cannon" and "before cannon" are common terms to signify whether the show has begun or not and in the evening "after cannon" means after-hours. ...
  25. When used properly, a term describing a form of weapon. It is not an acceptable substitute for canon. Cannons shoot things. Canon doesn't shoot anything but other canon . . . never mind.