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    cannon

    Hello,
    Are these two called "cannon"?

    Picture 1

    Picture 2

    Thank you

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    Re: cannon

    Picture 2 - yes.
    According to my flatmate, the first is an "anti-aircraft gun", not a cannon.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: cannon

    What's the difference between "cannon" and "howitzer"?

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    Re: cannon

    Thank you 5jj.

    Look at this other picture:

    Picture 3

    Picture 3 is a howitzer. Can I call a howitzer a cannon as well? This picture 3 is a howitzer. I want to know that do you call "a howitzer" a cannon or not?
    Last edited by sb70012; 18-Nov-2013 at 21:00.

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    Re: cannon

    I don't know. Read the articles I linked you to and see if they help.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 18-Nov-2013 at 22:16. Reason: typo

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    #7

    Re: cannon

    As far as I know a howitzer is kind of the cannon. It is not a howitzer on the picture 3.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: cannon

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I don't know. Read the articles I linked you to an see if they help.
    If I accidentally showed you picture 3, sure you would say it's a cannon. (although it's called a howitzer)
    Agree with me?

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    #9

    Re: cannon

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    It is not a howitzer on the picture 3.
    Hello Tararenko,
    No, I disagree with you. Sure picture 3 is a howitzer.
    Have look at this link: https://www.google.com/search?q=howi...w=1024&bih=618

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    #10

    Re: cannon

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Hello Tararenko,
    No, I disagree with you. Sure picture 3 is a howitzer.
    Have look at this link: https://www.google.com/search?q=howi...w=1024&bih=618
    If you read this carefully it will answer your questions: Howitzer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I suspect that you have already done so, since I copied this from your link, and are being deliberately argumentative.

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