HyperDic: cam

English > 2 senses of the word Cam / cam:
NOUNobjectCam, River Cam, Cam Rivera river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River
artifactcama rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion
Cam / cam > pronunciation
Soundskae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > Cam: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River.
SynonymsRiver Cam, Cam River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
CatalanRiu Cam
English > cam: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
Narrowerdistributor camThe cam inside the distributor that rotates to contact spark plug terminals in the correct order
Broaderrotating mechanismA mechanism that rotates
Spanishleva

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