bruit de canon

(redirected from cannon sound)

bru·it de can·on

the loud first heart sound heard intermittently in complete atrioventricular block and in interference-dissociation when the ventricles happen to contract shortly after the atria.
Synonym(s): cannon sound
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I couldn't get out and play with my friend because of the cannon sound," said Osama Hussein a seven year old boy from Al-Hasaba.
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What was considerably more startling was (1) the amount of midrange "snap" the cannon shots generated in the main and center channels and (2) the amount of cannon sound that was coming from the surround channels, particularly in the low bass.
When the cannon sounds, it announces that it is time for breaking the fast.
In doing so, he provides an invaluable service to civilian and military leaders who invariably desire to "reform" the military once the last cannon sounds.
The main aim when the cannon sounds is to run like hell.
I wouldn't really approve of this - a bit too press-button-ish - but you have to love it when the cannon sounds are mingling so charmingly with the linnet song that comes from the next gallery, Devon Farm Life.