a city in central Alberta, in W Canada, near Edmonton.
a shaft bearing integral cams. Historical Examples The Wright Brothers’ Engines and Their Design Leonard S. Hobbs. The Wright Brothers’ Engines and Their Design Leonard S. Hobbs. A History of Aeronautics E. Charles Vivian noun a shaft having one or more cams attached to it, esp one used to operate the valves of an internal-combustion […]
a wheel, with an off-center axis or irregular shape, that functions as a cam. Historical Examples Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6 Various Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
Machinery. a disk or cylinder having an irregular form such that its motion, usually rotary, gives to a part or parts in contact with it a specific rocking or reciprocating motion. Automotive Slang. camshaft. to provide (a machine part or mechanism) with a cam or cams. a river in E England flowing NE by Cambridge, […]
cam-pc hardware A cellular automata circuit board which is a hardware implementation from Automatrix of the MIT CAM-6 machine. It comes with dozens of experiments and applications. (http://automatrix.com/campc/index.html). (1995-04-21)