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cannonball

can·non·ball (can·non ball)

cannonball (cannon ball)

 
pronunciation:
kae nn bawl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a round iron or steel projectile to be fired by a cannon.
definition 2: something moving fast and powerfully, such as a train.
definition 3: a jump into water with one's arms wrapped around one's tucked-in legs.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cannonballed, cannonballing, cannonballs
definition: to move fast and powerfully.
The jet cannonballed down the runway.