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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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One person was killed and three were injured when a cannonball exploded at a construction site in the same city in 2013.
THERE SHE GOES: A press cutting | |reveals the story of Agnes and her cannonball antics in the USA and, below left, a poster for the circus
Eye-witness Heather Taylor, who was at the event with her six-year-old son Ethan, said: "The trebuchet launched the flaming cannonball but as it flew almost over the boathouse sparks could clearly be seen coming off it and the high winds must have sent them onto the roof of the boathouse.
There was some black material inside the cannonball but what is was is not immediately clear.
A workman | with the remains of a cannonball and (insets) the works on the new entrance to Caernarfon Castle
Cosmic Cannonball faces no easy task off top weight from a wide draw in her first handicap.
The Cannonball Run is a 2,800-mile high-speed dash across the US by a cavalcade of souped-up sports cars, in honour of a film of the same name.
Starring Burt Reynolds, the original characters from the first Cannonball film, released in 1981, once more race across the United States in various cars and trucks.
By the 1960s, Cannonball had played with Miles Davis and other jazz greats.
CAR enthusiasts were in heaven yesterday as 12 supercars taking part in the annual Cannonball 2000 European rally rolled up in front of The Mailbox.
Art Connoisseur got a dream run down the stands rail and burst to the front as Cannonball stayed on strongly for second, a neck behind.
The human cannonball actually stands on a movable platform tucked inside the bottom of the cannon's chamber.