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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The alignment of the wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the bottom than at the top; A slope in the turn of a road or track; A slight convexity (as of the surface of a road) v. - Curve upward in the middle.

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  • It is usually bent to a "camber," and the brick arch built upon it naturally takes the same curve.
  • What is being sacrificed with rocker is "camber," which refers to the rise between nose and tail that most skis have.
  • It will be noted that the form is given a camber of 1-in.
  • If the timber is slightly cambered, take that camber on top (VI)! for more
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