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cannonball

1. Tennis
a. a very fast low serve
b. (as modifier): a cannonball serve
2. a jump into water by a person who has his arms tucked into the body to form a ball

cannonball

[′kan·ən‚bȯl]
(ordnance)
A missile that is spheroidal in shape and fired from a cannon.
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Unlike traditional bicycle races, the Cannonball Rides are self-supported.
Civilian authorities called upon the US Army and the Pennsylvania National Guard last July to assist with the demolition of hundreds of Civil War-era cannonballs discovered during a construction project this spring in Pittsburgh.
Sheryl says, to her knowledge, Cannonball is the only company in the country that carves the embellishments by hand--a craft that takes more than a year of study before a craftsman is allowed to even touch a real instrument.
TOTAL believes in the motoring values promoted by the Cannonball Run, Aside from pushing motoring limits and enjoying the freedom of the open road, the event also prides itself in observing safety measures, rules, and regulations.
The cannonball was discovered during excavation works conducted at an area near the Park Kultun.
Marie, 68, said: "She emigrated to be a nanny when she was 18, but one day she volunteered to be a cannonball.
The cannonball had been fired as part of the Trebuchet Fireball Spectacular - one of the castle's main attractions.
The roughly 12-inch cannonball was buried under a sand berm and the state police bomb squad conducted a controlled detonation at about noon Thursday.
We are thrilled to be a part of Google's Street Art collection, which allows inspiring pieces like Anton Vill's Cannonball to be viewed by and shared with a global audience," said Sofia Estevez, executive vice president of TF Cornerstone.
A television show host and a seasoned long-distance Fil-Am rider are joining the Cannonball 1000, a novel motorsports event featuring cars and motorcycles traversing the scenic routes of North Luzon covering 1,000 kms in just 24 hours.
I'm going to do the Cannonball Run next year in the US, setting off with all the speeding cars, and at the end of it take a swim in Lake Zaca and leave the fridge behind for good," he said.
THE film Cannonball Run II was out at the pictures.