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water cannonnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural water cannons or mainly UK water cannon)
a ​device that ​sends out a ​powerfulstream of ​water and is used in ​order to make ​largegroups of ​peoplemove away: Police used ​watercannons to ​break up the ​demonstration.
(Definition of water cannon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “water cannon”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于驱散人群的)高压水炮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於驅散人群的)高壓水炮…
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