Translation of water cannon in Spanish:

water cannon

cañón de agua, n.

nounPlural cannons

  • 1

    (gun)
    cañón de agua masculine
    • Mobile police units used water cannon and truncheons to counter the right-wing rioters, who threw stones and bottles.
    • Street battles developed with police using water cannon and tear gas against the demonstrators.
    • Over 80 police and soldiers used truncheons, tear gas and a water cannon on protestors, including women and children.
    • A team of police officers from the Central Jakarta Police precinct cordoned off the area with three buses and a truck to stop the brawl, and used a water cannon to disperse the mob.
    • A water cannon was deployed outside the Australian Embassy, while reinforcements stood by on alert.
    • When police moved against the crowd they gave only two minutes warning before using water cannon and tear gas.
    • The clashes broke out after police used water cannon to disperse crowds who had gathered to protest at a contentious Orange march through the area.
    • Special units of the police attacked pickets and demonstrators with water cannon and truncheons.
    • Indonesian police fired warning shots, tear gas and water cannon to try and disperse the crowd.
    • After the demonstrators threw rocks and paint bombs, police responded with overwhelming force, firing rubber bullets, water cannon and tear gas before launching baton charges.
    • I'm soaking wet, bruised and burning from the water cannon and the gas.
    • Police had to use water cannon and tear gas to break up a crowd of some 200 young people who hurled fireworks and other missiles at them.
    • Those nutters in the square loved every minute of it and even cheered when the water cannon returned.
    • Hundreds of rioters launched a sustained assault along the West Circular Road before a water cannon and plastic bullets were used to disperse the mob.
    • Police retaliated with teargas, water cannon and rubber bullets.
    • Two companies of riot police armed with water cannon were used to disperse the workers and at least one was detained.
    • A variation on the water cannon is a device which allows an electric shock to be directed via the fluid.
    • The tank has a turret that can be used like the water cannon, except that it destroys whatever it hits.
    • A friend of mine witnessed a woman blown off her stilts with a water cannon.
    • The police were standing by with water cannon to safely disperse the mob.
  • 2

    (vehicle)
    camión cisterna antidisturbios masculine
    carro neptuno masculine River Plate
    carro lanzaagua masculine Chile
    lanzaagua masculine Chile
    guanaco masculine Chile informal