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water cannon

noun [U] uk   us  
a device that sends out a powerful stream of water and is used in order to make large groups of people move away: Police used water cannon to break up the demonstration.
Translations of “water cannon”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於驅散人群的)高壓水炮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于驱散人群的)高压水炮…
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