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Can·non

(kan'ŏn),
Walter B., U.S. physiologist, 1871-1945. See: Cannon ring, Cannon theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis.

cannon

(kăn′ən)
n. pl. cannon or can·nons
1. A round bit for a horse.
2. Zoology The section of the lower leg in some hoofed mammals between the hock or knee and the fetlock, containing the cannon bone.
v. can·noned, can·noning, can·nons
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Then, in 2016, Cannon challenged Eminem, or anyone else who wanted to go up against him, to a $100,000 rap battle at the BET Awards Experience.
The cannon fires a blank cartridge that only contains black powder, Lt-Col Bin Mosabah said.
The cannon will be used in the MODs next generation armoured vehicles, AJAX and Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (CSP), to give the enhanced capability of a 40mm Cased Telescoped Armament System.
The friendly and professional staff at Cannon Auto Repair is committed to developing long-term, trusting relationships with their customers.
Using a pen-sized pneumatic drill imported from the US, they have shaved off hard sand and other so-called concretions stuck to the swivel cannon and its muzzle.
According to Cannon's biographer, Michael Vernetti, once Cannon and Krebs were on the ground, they were greeted by a Dutch farmer, Piet Withagen, who helped them bury their parachutes and gear.
and yet, the turnout last Wednesday evening, when Ian presented Cannon Street Revisited, proves that the spirit of that close community lives on.
30pm and saw a police vehicle with the cannon arrive.
The London Mayor was accused of gambling with PS130,000 of taxpayers' cash after ordering three cannon without Home Office approval.
The school choir, led by teacher Kylie Ashby, also treated the guests and Friends of Cannon Park to some of their latest work to get the party off to a flying start.
Cannon, a longtime radio show host and the founder of E-Z parking, a parking management company, was elected mayor in November, replacing Anthony Foxx.
And to celebrate quarter of a century of success Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, will be offering admission at 1989 prices on the 25th anniversary of the day it opened to the public.