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Meaning of cam

cam

Pronunciation: (kam), [key]
— n., v., cammed, cam•ming.
—n.
  1. 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.
  2. camshaft.
—v.t.
  1. to provide (a machine part or mechanism) with a cam or cams.

Cam

Pronunciation: (kam), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in E England flowing NE by Cambridge, into the Ouse River. 40 mi. (64 km) long. Also called

CAM

Pronunciation: (kam), [key]
— n.
  1. computer-aided manufacturing.

Cam.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Cambridge.
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