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water cannon

n.
A truck-mounted apparatus that fires water at high pressure, used especially to disperse crowds or control rioters.

water cannon

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an apparatus for pumping water through a nozzle at high pressure, used in quelling riots

wa′ter can`non


n.
a truck-mounted hose capable of producing a powerful waterjet, used esp. by police in dispersing demonstrators.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water cannon - a hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)
hosepipe, hose - a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
Translations
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cañón de aguaguanaco

water cannon

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Hong Kong police have used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse crowds as tens of thousands marched in the city, defying a ban.
Hong Kong [China], Aug 31 (ANI): The police fired water cannon, teargas, and rubber bullets to dispel the crowd of protesters as they defied the police ban and marched towards police headquarters in Hong Kong's central Wan Chai for 13th consecutive weekend.
(TAP) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades.
The rally was baton charged and obstructed with water cannon by the police and a number of protesters were detained.
Police baton-charged and fired water cannon at the supporters as they tried to march towards the bureau.
Meanwhile, the condition of one teacher is stated to be critical while many of them arrested by the police.Earlier,Karachipolice fired water cannon and resorted to baton-charge and tear-gas to prevent protesting teachers from moving towards the Chief Minister's House to lodge their protest.
(MHI) has developed two firefighting robots: the "Water Cannon Robot" and the "Hose Extension Robot." As a team they are expected to play an active role in situations too hazardous for firefighting crews, such as fires at petrochemical plants.
selected RCT to provide a mobile, teleremote control solution for a Getman A64HD water cannon ordered by a copper-gold mining client in Indonesia.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a UN pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration with security forces firing tear gas and water cannon after some refused to disperse.
Scarlett, top right, and Joel brave the water cannon