high-angle gun

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Noun1.high-angle gun - a cannon that can be fired at a high elevation for relatively short ranges
cannon - a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
howitzer, mortar, trench mortar - a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
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Her armament consisted of six 4.7-inch guns in twin mountings, a pair of four-inch high-angle guns, six Oerlikons, a multi-barreled two-pounder pom-pom, four torpedo tubes and 45 depth charges.

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