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water cannonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə ˌkæn.ən/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ ˌkæn.ən/ (plural water cannons or mainly UK water cannon)
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 cannons 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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