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.
The numerical value of water cannon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of water cannon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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This particular piece of work on the Teacup Galaxy has provided new insight into how the black holes [drive energy] in ordinary galaxies, they appear to be capable of driving jets of charged particles that collide into the gas. You could imagine the ‘jet’ as like a water cannon being driven into a crowd of people - the water cannon collides with the crowd and causes it to break up and disperse rapidly. In this analogy, the crowd represents the gas in the galaxy that is trying to form stars, but is destroyed by the jet.
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