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light cannon

noun
1.
a particularly powerful torch, spotlight, or searchlight
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  • Auto-weapons and small arms and light cannon banged, and bombs and recoilless-rifle shells crashed, on the lower terraces.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • When summer comes perhaps we can manage it with our light cannon.

    In the Van; or, The Builders John Price-Brown
  • Small arms, and light cannon which hadn't been able to fire more than a few rounds.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • The deck bristled with light cannon, torpedo tubes, and machine guns.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery

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