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Meaning of "cannonball" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CANNONBALL

cannonball  [ˈkænənˌbɔːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANNONBALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cannonball is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cannonball in English.

WHAT DOES CANNONBALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cannonball in the English dictionary

The first definition of cannonball in the dictionary is a projectile fired from a cannon: usually a solid round metal shot. Other definition of cannonball is a very fast low serve. Cannonball is also a jump into water by a person who has his arms tucked into the body to form a ball.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CANNONBALL

PRESENT

Present
I cannonball
you cannonball
he/she/it cannonballs
we cannonball
you cannonball
they cannonball
Present continuous
I am cannonballing
you are cannonballing
he/she/it is cannonballing
we are cannonballing
you are cannonballing
they are cannonballing
Present perfect
I have cannonballed
you have cannonballed
he/she/it has cannonballed
we have cannonballed
you have cannonballed
they have cannonballed
Present perfect continuous
I have been cannonballing
you have been cannonballing
he/she/it has been cannonballing
we have been cannonballing
you have been cannonballing
they have been cannonballing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cannonballed
you cannonballed
he/she/it cannonballed
we cannonballed
you cannonballed
they cannonballed
Past continuous
I was cannonballing
you were cannonballing
he/she/it was cannonballing
we were cannonballing
you were cannonballing
they were cannonballing
Past perfect
I had cannonballed
you had cannonballed
he/she/it had cannonballed
we had cannonballed
you had cannonballed
they had cannonballed
Past perfect continuous
I had been cannonballing
you had been cannonballing
he/she/it had been cannonballing
we had been cannonballing
you had been cannonballing
they had been cannonballing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will cannonball
you will cannonball
he/she/it will cannonball
we will cannonball
you will cannonball
they will cannonball
Future continuous
I will be cannonballing
you will be cannonballing
he/she/it will be cannonballing
we will be cannonballing
you will be cannonballing
they will be cannonballing
Future perfect
I will have cannonballed
you will have cannonballed
he/she/it will have cannonballed
we will have cannonballed
you will have cannonballed
they will have cannonballed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been cannonballing
you will have been cannonballing
he/she/it will have been cannonballing
we will have been cannonballing
you will have been cannonballing
they will have been cannonballing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cannonball
you would cannonball
he/she/it would cannonball
we would cannonball
you would cannonball
they would cannonball
Conditional continuous
I would be cannonballing
you would be cannonballing
he/she/it would be cannonballing
we would be cannonballing
you would be cannonballing
they would be cannonballing
Conditional perfect
I would have cannonball
you would have cannonball
he/she/it would have cannonball
we would have cannonball
you would have cannonball
they would have cannonball
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been cannonballing
you would have been cannonballing
he/she/it would have been cannonballing
we would have been cannonballing
you would have been cannonballing
they would have been cannonballing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you cannonball
we let´s cannonball
you cannonball
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to cannonball
Past participle
cannonballed
Present Participle
cannonballing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANNONBALL


baseball
ˈbeɪsˌbɔːl
basketball
ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl
beanball
ˈbiːnˌbɔːl
buttonball
ˈbʌtənˌbɔːl
cornball
ˈkɔːnˌbɔːl
eyeball
ˈaɪˌbɔːl
fireball
ˈfaɪəˌbɔːl
foosball
ˈfuːsˌbɔːl
football
ˈfʊtˌbɔːl
handball
ˈhændˌbɔːl
meatball
ˈmiːtˌbɔːl
netball
ˈnɛtˌbɔːl
oddball
ˈɒdˌbɔːl
pinball
ˈpɪnˌbɔːl
puffball
ˈpʌfˌbɔːl
racquetball
ˈrækɪtˌbɔːl
snowball
ˈsnəʊˌbɔːl
softball
ˈsɒftˌbɔːl
trackball
ˈtrækˌbɔːl
volleyball
ˈvɒlɪˌbɔːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANNONBALL

canning
Canning Basin
canning factory
Cannock
cannoli
cannon
cannon bone
cannon fodder
cannon-shot
cannonade
cannonball serve
cannoneer
cannonries
cannonry
cannot
cannot choose but
cannot help but
cannula
cannulae
cannular

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANNONBALL

American football
association football
ball
crystal ball
cue ball
eyeball to eyeball
eyeball-to-eyeball
fantasy football
five-a-side football
golf ball
gumball
hardball
league football
masked ball
no-ball
on the ball
play-the-ball
Swiss ball
tennis ball
wrecking ball

Synonyms and antonyms of cannonball in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cannonball» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANNONBALL

Find out the translation of cannonball to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cannonball from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cannonball» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

炮弹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bala de cañón
570 millions of speakers

English

cannonball
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तोप का गोला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تسديدة صاروخية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пушечное ядро
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bala de canhão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গোলাগুলি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boulet de canon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meriam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kanonenkugel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

砲弾
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cannonball
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேனான்பால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तोफाबॉल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gülle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

palla di cannone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Atomowe uderzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гарматне ядро
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ghiulea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οβίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Cannonball
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fullträff
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kanon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cannonball

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANNONBALL»

The term «cannonball» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.168 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANNONBALL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cannonball

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QUOTES WITH «CANNONBALL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cannonball.
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Charles V
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANNONBALL»

Discover the use of cannonball in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cannonball and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cannonball!
In the early 1970s. Brock Yates, senior editor of"
Brock Yates, 2003
2
Cannonball
Written in a voice of passion, warning, and awakening, Joseph McElroy’s ninth novel, Cannonball, takes us to a distant war we never understood and have half forgotten, upheld by an unearthed new testament and framed by the American ...
Joseph McElroy, 2013
3
Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of Cannonball Adderley
Many of the devices and techniques used by Cannonball Adderley are covered in this text.
Corey Christiansen, Tamara Danielsson, 2002
4
Dis Here: A Bio-discography of Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
Chris Sheridan presents a major discographical study of an American jazz giant, "Cannonball" Adderley, whose career had a significant impact on jazz's subsequent development.
‎2000
5
Walk Tall: The Music and Life of Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
(Book). Cannonball Adderley introduces his 1967 recording of "Walk Tall," by saying, "There are times when things don't lay the way they're supposed to lay. But regardless, you're supposed to hold your head up high and walk tall.
Cary Ginell, 2013
6
Cannonball Simp
A small dog, abandoned near a trash dump and captured by a dog catcher, is befriended by a circus clown whose act needs improving.
‎1966
7
Cannonball Chris
Chris tries to overcome his fear of jumping into deep water in time for the second-grade swimming party. Step Into Reading.
Jean Marzollo, 1987
8
Jellyfish Blooms: Ecological and Societal Importance: ...
They are then desalted in water before preparing for consumption. lnterest in utilizing Stomolophus melengris L. Agassiz. cannonball jellyfish. from the U. S. as food has increased recently because of high consumer demand in Asia. Desalted  ...
J. E. Purcell, W. M. Graham, Henri J. Dumont, 2001
9
Nuclear Principles in Engineering
Cannonball. Atomic. Model. All matter on Earth is made from a combination of 90 naturally occurring different atoms. Early in the 19 century, scientists began to study the decomposition of materials and noted that some substances could not be ...
Tatjana Jevremovic, 2009
10
The Square Buttes Coal Field, Oliver and Mercer Counties, ...
STRATIGRAPHY TERTIARY SYSTEM PALEOCENE SERIES CANNONBALL FORMATION The oldest formation exposed in the Square Buttes coal field is the Cannonball formation of Paleocene age. Rocks of this formation, the youngest ...
William D. Johnson, Robert Paul Kunkel, 1959

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANNONBALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cannonball is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bomb squad called in for cannonball
FOSTORIA — A cannonball closed down a Fostoria neighborhood Monday night while law enforcement tried to determine if it still contained ... «The Courier, Jul 15»
2
Join the Cannonball Run on July 11
In Cambridge, Bob Salov is proud to offer the 24th annual Cannonball Run, started as a fundraiser to help the Cambridge Area EMS fund its ... «hngnews.com, Jul 15»
3
The story behind Port's oldest war monument
The Louisbourg cannonball was originally placed on a granite post at the corner of Liberty and Independent streets in Newburyport. The ball ... «The Daily News of Newburyport, Jul 15»
4
Massive fighting robots to face off in battle
"MegaBots will be covered in customizable, breakaway armor plating and fire cannonball-sized, paint-filled projectiles at each other at speeds ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
5
Dirty Rat Moto Cyco Shop: Covered in Grease
... of dissection, countless tool chests, guitars and amps and two friendly shop dogs, Natas and Cooter, who play with a cannonball as a toy. «SLUG Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Florence police find Civil War-era cannonballs, shells
Sgt. Ira Davis, a member of the department's explosive devices unit, said there were two 12-pound and a 6-pound cannonball, and four long ... «Tuscaloosa News, Jul 15»
7
Diving in Antique? Beware of 'garaban'
... Portuguese man o'war, cannonball jellyfish, moon jellyfish, lion's mane jellyfish, crown-of-thorns sea star, textile cone, reef stonefish, banded ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
8
Circus Meshes Traditional Tricks with Modern Marvels
Be sure you don't miss the human cannonball, shot from the world's largest cannon. "There's enough bad in the world, and the circus is family ... «ErieTVNews, Jul 15»
9
Stop the attacks... it's summer
Political attack ads that cannonball into your vacation like Cousin Eddie, swamping your happy place. Doesn't matter whether the message is ... «Prince George Citizen, Jul 15»
10
Cannonball! at Soaring Eagle this summer
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (WOOD) July is heating up at Soaring Eagle Waterpark. Entertain the kids with their Cannonball! special. It's all about the ... «WOODTV.com, Jul 15»

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