(noun, verb)


1. a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

Definition categories: man–made, artillery, gun, ordnance

2. heavy gun fired from a tank

Definition categories: man–made, gun

3. (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm

Definition categories: man–made

4. heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane

Definition categories: man–made, gun

5. lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

Similar word(s): shank

Definition categories: animal

6. a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

Similar word(s): carom

Definition categories: act, shot, stroke

Sentences with cannon as a noun:

- In English billiards, a cannon is when one's cue ball strikes the other player's cue ball and the red ball on the same shot; and it is worth two points.

- He's got a cannon out in right.


1. make a cannon

Definition categories: competition, hit

2. fire a cannon

Definition categories: competition, discharge

Sentences with cannon as a verb:

- The white cannoned off the red onto the pink.