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a truck-mounted hose capable of producing a powerful waterjet, used esp. by police in dispersing demonstrators.
Category: Common Vocabulary
water cannon, watercannon(noun)
a hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)
A device that shoots a large amount water at high pressure through a hose-like tube.
A water cannon is a device that shoots a high-pressure stream of water. Typically, a water cannon can deliver a large volume of water, often over dozens of metres / hundreds of feet. They are used in firefighting and riot control. Most water cannon fall under the category of a fire monitor.
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