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cam

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Technology
camcam /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.
Related topics: Computers
CAMCAM /kæm/ noun [uncountable]  (computer-aided manufacturing) the use of computers to make industrial products
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CAMAshridge Management College offers a CAM Certificate for graduates.Only about a dozen of Douglas's 112 faculty members had volunteered to teach a CAM class.Further information is available from CAM at Abford House.Unigraphics has also added some knowledge and process automation to existing modules, for example its CAM software.
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