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1cam

noun \ˈkam\

Definition of CAM

:  a rotating or sliding piece (as an eccentric wheel or a cylinder with an irregular shape) in a mechanical linkage used especially in transforming rotary motion into linear motion or vice versa

Origin of CAM

perhaps from French came, from German Kamm, literally, comb, from Old High German kamb
First Known Use: 1777

2cam

noun

Definition of CAM

:  camera; especially :  video camera

First Known Use of CAM

1977

CAM

abbreviation

Definition of CAM

1
computer-aided manufacturing
2
complementary and alternative medicine

Cam

geographical name \ˈkam\

Definition of CAM

river 40 miles (64 kilometers) E cen England in Cambridgeshire flowing into the Ouse

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July 06, 2015
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