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(noun, verb)


There are 8 meanings of the word Cannon.

How to pronounce cannon:


Cannon - as a noun

A large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
artillery12gun4heavy weaponordnance11
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Heavy gun fired from a tank

(middle ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
armor platearmor platingarmour plateplate armorplate armour
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane

Lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

A shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Cannon - as a verb

Make a cannon

Fire a cannon

Example Sentences

"The army set up a cannon to defend the fort."
"The cannon fired a deafening blast."
"The sailors loaded the cannon with gunpowder."
"The historical reenactment featured a working cannon."
"The loud boom of the cannon echoed across the battlefield."
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Word Game Points

Is CANNON a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cannon is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CANNON has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is CANNON a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cannon is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CANNON has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is CANNON a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cannon is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CANNON has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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