Definition of Camber. Meaning of Camber. Synonyms of Camber

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Definition of Camber

Camber
Camber Cam"ber, n. [Of. cambre bent, curved; akin to F. cambrer to vault, to bend, fr. L. camerare to arch over, fr. camera vault, arch. See Chamber, and cf. Camerate.] 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.
Camber
Camber Cam"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cambered; p. pr. & vb. n. Cambering.] To cut bend to an upward curve; to construct, as a deck, with an upward curve.
Camber
Camber Cam"ber, v. i. To curve upward.

Meaning of Camber from wikipedia

- Camber may refer to a variety of curvatures and angles: Camber angle, the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle Camber beam, an upward curvature of a joist...
- Camber angle is the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle; specifically, it is the angle between the vertical axis of the wheels used for steering and...
- Camber Sands is a beach at the village of Camber, East Sus**** near Rye, East Sus****, England. It is the only sand dune system in East Sus****, and is east...
- First digit describing maximum camber as percentage of the chord. Second digit describing the distance of maximum camber from the airfoil leading edge...
- being more convex (positive camber). An aerofoil that is not cambered is called a symmetric aerofoil. The benefits of cambering were discovered and first...
- Ann Krcik was a senior director of The North Face and a co-founder of Camber Outdoors (originally known as the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition), the...
- Camber thrust and camber force are terms used to describe the force generated perpendicular to the direction of travel of a rolling tire due to its camber...
- roll results in positive camber gain on the lightly loaded inside wheel, while the heavily loaded outer wheel gains negative camber. Between the outboard...
- increasing tire wear. A small degree of toe (toe-out for negative camber, toe-in for positive camber) will cancel this turning tendency, reducing wear and rolling...
- The cant of a railway track or camber of a road (also referred to as superelevation, cross slope or cross fall) is the rate of change in elevation (height)...
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