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pom-pom

[′päm‚päm]
(ordnance)
A rack of antiaircraft cannon, usually mounted in fours, as on the deck of a ship.
An automatic cannon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Usually she performs at basketball games but the country's answer to Victoria Beckham may bring her pom-pons to today's match.
The wedding party was announced to the tunes of the Ole Miss band in a sea of red and blue pom-pons. Under an indoor sky of lights, the guests enjoyed a lavish buffet, a five-tiered bride's cake, an Ole Miss-themed groom's cake, and music by the Joe Garcia Band with guest drum performances by the bride's father.
The viewer is presented with what initially appears to be a simple form: two common white teacups bound together by a 'halo' of pom-pons and safety pins.