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1. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels.

Synonyms

  • culverin
  • ordnance
  • high-angle gun
  • basilisk
  • gun
  • artillery
  • long tom
  • harpoon gun

Antonyms

  • fill
  • charge
  • fall back
  • bottom out

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Rhymes with Cannon

  • vanlanen
  • montanan
  • cunanan
  • buchanon
  • buchannan
  • buchanan
  • mcgannon
  • bohannan
  • atlantan
  • obannon
  • o'bannon
  • grannan
  • branon
  • brannon
  • brannen
  • brannan
  • yannone
  • tannen
  • tanen
  • shannon
  • mannon
  • mannen
  • lannon
  • lannen
  • lannan
  • hannon
  • hannen
  • hannan
  • gannon
  • fannon

How do you pronounce cannon?

Pronounce cannon as ˈkænən.

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Sentences with cannon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Campers can register to be chosen to fire the campground’s cannon on Saturdays.

2. Verb, base form
Civil war soldiers made "cannon ball pyramids" in this shape.

Quotes about cannon


1. A crude age. Peace is stabilized with cannon and bombers, humanity with concentration camps and pogroms. We're living in a time when all standards are turned upside-down, Kern. Today the aggressor is the shepherd of peace, and the beaten and hunted are the troublemakers of the world. What's more, there are whole races who believe it!
- Erich Maria Remarque, Flotsam: A Novel of World War II

2. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm.

Synonyms

  • vambrace
  • suit of armor
  • suit of armour
  • body armor
  • plate armour
  • rerebrace
  • body armour
  • coat of mail
  • upper cannon
  • cataphract
  • lower cannon
  • armor plating
  • armor plate
  • armour plate

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain
  • levy

3. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other.

Synonyms

  • pocket billiards
  • stroke
  • carom
  • billiards
  • shot

Antonyms

  • disparage
  • colorless
  • even-toed ungulate
  • odd-toed ungulate

4. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals.

Synonyms

  • cannon bone
  • body part
  • ungulate
  • hoofed mammal
  • shank

Antonyms

  • mobilize
  • hold
  • gather
  • convict

5. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane.

Synonyms

  • bomber

Antonyms

  • top out
  • miss

6. cannon

verb. ['ˈkænən'] fire a cannon.

Synonyms

  • discharge

Antonyms

  • enter
  • inscribe

7. cannon

verb. ['ˈkænən'] make a cannon.

Antonyms

  • procure

8. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] heavy gun fired from a tank.

Synonyms

  • armoured combat vehicle
  • gun
  • tank
  • armored combat vehicle

Antonyms

  • recruit
  • raise
  • enrol
  • muster in
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