Origin and Etymology of camber
First Known Use: 1627See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of camber from the Web
A slight inside camber to the front wheels tightens the steering, and helps the Revero hold the road.
Thunder Hill is nearly five miles of off-camber corners, elevation changes and blind whoop-de-dos.
Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR crew pulled up on the third of seven legs on Bermuda’s Great Sound after the camber arm in the high-tech wing sail broke during the opening race against Emirates Team New Zealand.
The low-slung car with 17-inch tires clung to the pavement and tenaciously held its line in long sweeping curves with off-camber patches of road.
The front-end ride height is adjustable, along with the camber geometry.
The bearings eliminate deflections in rear toe-in and camber that can make a car feel squirrelly under hard braking.
The ball joint at the top (007) allows the wheel camber to be changed with just a few bolts.
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First Known Use of camber
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Definition of camber for English Language Learners
: a slight downward curve from the middle to the sides of a surface (such as a road)
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