1. [ noun ] (military,arms) a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
Related terms: artillery high-angle_gun harpoon_gun long_tom culverin basilisk
2. [ noun ] (zoology) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
Synonyms: shank
Related terms: body_part ungulate animal_leg cannon_bone
3. [ noun ] (military,arms) heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
Related terms: gun bomber
4. [ noun ] (medieval) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
Related terms: armor_plate rerebrace vambrace chain_mail body_armor
5. [ verb ] (military) fire a cannon
Related terms: discharge
6. [ verb ] make a cannon, in billiards
Related terms: hit billiards
7. [ noun ] (arms) heavy gun fired from a tank
Related terms: gun tank
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 373
9. [ noun ] (sport) a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
Synonyms: carom
Related terms: stroke billiards pool carom
Similar spelling:   canon