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Camber

Cam´ber
n.1.(Shipbuilding) An upward convexity of a deck or other surface; as, she has a high camber (said of a vessel having an unusual convexity of deck).
2.(Arch.) An upward concavity in the under side of a beam, girder, or lintel; also, a slight upward concavity in a straight arch. See Hogback.
Camber arch
(Arch.) an arch whose intrados, though apparently straight, has a slightly concave curve upward.
Camber beam
(Arch.) a beam whose under side has a concave curve upward.
v. t.1.To cut bend to an upward curve; to construct, as a deck, with an upward curve.
[imp. & p. p. Cambered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cambering.]
v. i.1.To curve upward.
Noun1.camber - a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
2.camber - a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
Synonyms: cant, bank
3.camber - the alignment of the wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the bottom than at the top
Verb1.camber - curve upward in the middle
amplitude, apse, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, archway, bellying, bulging, ceilinged roof, concameration, concha, convexedness, convexity, convexness, cove, cupola, dome, excurvation, excurvature, flight path, geodesic dome, gibbosity, gibbousness, igloo, keystone, ogive, skewback, skin effect, skin friction, slip, span, stagger, tuberosity, tuberousness, vault, vaulting, voussoir
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