the convention of writing compound words or phrases with no spaces and an initial lowercase or uppercase letter, with each remaining word element beginning with an uppercase letter:
iPod and WikiAnswers are both spelled in camel case.
n. Historical Examples A World of Wonders Various A World of Wonders Various King’s Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855 E. Keble Chatterton A World of Wonders Various Hamlet William Shakespeare King’s Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855 E. Keble Chatterton King’s Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855 E. Keble Chatterton
camel’s hair. camel’s-hair. made of camel’s hair.
any of several shrubs of the genus Camellia, especially C. japonica, native to Asia, having glossy evergreen leaves and white, pink, red, or variegated roselike flowers. Contemporary Examples Helping Children After Foster Care: Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s How I Write Interview Noah Charney August 14, 2012 Paris’s Fashion Finale Robin Givhan October 5, 2011 Historical Examples The […]
a giraffe. Historical Examples The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid Buffon’s Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon A Terrible Temptation Charles Reade Every-Day Errors of Speech L. P. Meredith Five Hundred Mistakes of Daily Occurrence in Speaking, Pronouncing, and Writing the English Language, Corrected Anonymous Chambers’s […]