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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
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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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