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cam in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcamcam /kæm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 Ta wheel or part of a wheel that is shaped to change circular movement into backwards and forwards movement
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camAt what age cam children cope with these conventions?Kelly jumped, whilst Beeney cam to punch, unfortunately Kelly just got there first and the ball fell into the goal.I passed out and when I cam to I was lying like I was hung on a cross.The exact position doesn't matter as long as the N1 cam lies between the point cams.Every time the carriage passes across the needlebed, it reads the position of the N1 cam and the point cams.Three fifty with single overhead cam.Position the point cams to indicate the position of the motif.So the end needle selection cams on punchcard machines should be put out of work.