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Noun Concept
Categories: World War II infantry weapons of Australia, Korean inventions, World War I mortars of the United Kingdom, Articles with short description, Howitzers
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mortar  howitzer  trench mortar  short-barreled mortar  Granatawerfer
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A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range WordNet 3.0
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cannon
warfare
artillery
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weapon
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A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A mortar is usually a simple, lightweight, man-portable, muzzle-loaded weapon, consisting of a smooth-bore metal tube fixed to a base plate with a lightweight bipod mount and a sight. Wikipedia
The howitzer is an artillery weapon that falls between cannon and a mortar. Wikipedia
An indirect-fire infantry weapon Wikipedia Disambiguation
A type of artillery gun Wikipedia Disambiguation
Artillery weapon that launches explosive projectiles at high angles Wikidata
Type of artillery Wikidata
An indirect fire weapon that fires explosive projectiles. OmegaWiki
Normally a cannon with a tube length of 20 to 30 calibers; however, the tube length can exceed 30 calibers and still be considered a howitzer when the high angle fire zoning solution permits range overlap between charges. Wiktionary
A muzzle-loading, indirect fire weapon with a tube length of 10 to 20 calibers and designed to lob shells at very steep trajectories. Wiktionary
A small mortar designed to fire shells from one trench to an enemy trench. Wiktionary