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...
- being more convex (positive camber). An airfoil that is not cambered is called a symmetric airfoil. The benefits of cambering were discovered and first...
- shape, and the numerical designator ("NACA 2415," for instance) specified camber lines, maximum thickness, and special nose features. These figures and shapes...
- Camber angle is one of the angles made by the wheels of a vehicle; specifically, it is the angle between the vertical axis of a wheel and the vertical...
- Camber Sands is a beach in East Sus****, UK, in the village of Camber, near Rye. It is the only sand dune system in East Sus****, and is east of the estuary...
- 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...
- Camber Castle, also known formerly as Winchelsea Castle, is a 16th-century Device Fort, built near Rye by King Henry VIII to protect the Sus**** coast of...
- are: Front: Caster (left & right) Front: Camber (left & right) Front: Toe (left, right & total) Rear: Camber (left & right) Rear: Toe (left, right & total)...
- Variable camber is a feature of some of aircraft wings that changes the camber (or curvature) of the main aerofoil during flight. In one system, the leading...
- In building, a camber beam is a piece of timber cut archwise, and steel bent or rolled, with an obtuse angle in the middle, commonly used in platforms...
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