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, into the Ouse River. 40 miles (64 km) long.
computer-aided manufacturing.
Contemporary Examples

Meet LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls Richard Abowitz March 1, 2014
Meet LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls Richard Abowitz March 1, 2014
Meet LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls Richard Abowitz March 1, 2014

Historical Examples

Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour
Hindoo Tales Translated by P. W. Jacob
Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
The Gasoline Motor Harold Whiting Slauson
Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained Walter C. Runciman
Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology John T. Schlebecker
The Invention of the Sewing Machine Grace Rogers Cooper

a slider or roller attached to a rotating shaft to give a particular type of reciprocating motion to a part in contact with its profile
a river in E England, in Cambridgeshire, flowing through Cambridge to the River Ouse. Length: about 64 km (40 miles)
complementary and alternative medicine
computer-aided manufacture
(botany) crassulacean acid metabolism: a form of photosynthesis, first described in crassulaceous plants, in which carbon dioxide is taken up only at night
Cameroon (international car registration)
Chinese American Medical Society
Camelopardalis (constellation)
Cameroon (international vehicle ID)
computer-aided manufacturing


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