Definition of Cam

1. Noun. A river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River.

Exact synonyms: Cam River, River Cam
Group relationships: England
Generic synonyms: River



2. Noun. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
Specialized synonyms: Distributor Cam
Generic synonyms: Rotating Mechanism

Definition of Cam

1. n. A turning or sliding piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion to, or receives such motion from, a rod, lever, or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.

2. a. Crooked.

Definition of Cam

1. Acronym. Complementary and Alternative Medicine ¹

2. Acronym. Common Area Maintenance (Real Estate) ¹

3. Acronym. computer-aided manufacturing (Manufacturing) ¹

4. Abbreviation. Campeche, a state of Mexico. ¹

5. Proper noun. (diminutive=Cameron male given name). ¹

6. Noun. A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it. ¹

7. Noun. (context: rock climbing) A camming device, a spring-loaded device for effecting a temporary belay in a rock crevice. ¹

8. Noun. (informal) camera ¹

9. Verb. To go on webcam with someone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cam

1. a rotating or sliding piece of machinery [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cam

1. Cell adhesion molecule. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cam

CABG
CAC
CAD
CAD/CAM
CADAM
CADCAM
CADM
CAE
CAF
CAFTA
CAG
CAI
CAIB
CAIR
CALPIRG
CAM
CAMP
CAMP factor
CAMP test
CAMRA
CAO
CAP
CAPA
CAPCOM
CAPD
CAPM
CAPS
CAPTCHA
CAPTCHAs

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