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- cambre (chiefly obsolete)
- A slight convexity, arching or curvature of a surface of a road, a beam, roof deck, ship's deck etc., so that liquids will flow off the sides.
- The slope of a curved road created to minimize the effect of centrifugal force.
- (architecture) An upward concavity in the underside of a beam, girder, or lintel; also, a slight upward concavity in a straight arch.
- (automotive) A vertical alignment of the wheels of a road vehicle with positive camber signifying that the wheels are closer together at the bottom than at the top.
- The curvature of an airfoil.
- (nautical) A small enclosed dock in which timber for masts (etc.) is kept to weather.
slight convexity of a surface
slope of a curved road
nautical: small enclosed dock for mast timber
- To curve upwards in the middle.
- To adjust the camber of the wheels of a vehicle.
- Because he cambered the tires too much, he had less control on the turns.