Definition of High-angle gun

1. Noun. A cannon that can be fired at a high elevation for relatively short ranges.

Generic synonyms: Cannon
Specialized synonyms: Howitzer, Mortar, Trench Mortar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-angle Gun

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higashi
higgle
higgled
higgledy-piggledy
higgledypiggledy
higgler
higglers
higgles
higgling
higglings
high
high-and-dry(p)
high-and-mighty
high-angle fire
high-angle gun (current term)
high-backed
high-beam
high-beams
high-blown
high-born
high-bred
high-bush blueberry
high-calorie diet
high-ceilinged
high-definition television
high-definition televisions
high-density lipoprotein
high-density lipoproteins

Literary usage of High-angle gun

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1. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1919)
"The high angle fire gun and the long range gun came with the aerial observer, the high angle gun protects itself from the long rang« ..."

2. The Dover Patrol 1915-1917 by Reginald Bacon (1919)
"Each trawler on patrol was armed with a 6-pounder high-angle gun, a 7.5-inch howitzer, and depth-charges, to protect the traffic passing through the Straits ..."

3. Flying: Some Practical Experience by Gustav Hamel, Charles Cyril Turner (1914)
"Vickers also, it is understood, are supplying the Admiralty with a high-angle gun which fires a 3i-lb. shell and, at an angle of 80°, has a trajectory which ..."

4. Aircraft in the Great War: A Record and Study by Claude Grahame-White, Harry Harper (1915)
"... weapons which will throw a series of small, i -Ib. shells ; while the Germans have a type of high-angle gun, firing shrapnel, that is semi-automatic. ..."

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