verb (used with or without object)
- camber piece,
- camberwell beauty,
- camberwell carrot,
Origin of camber
Examples from the Web for camber
I wonder if you fully realize the danger of your position, Mr. Camber?
It is well also to give the girder molds a camber or to crown them to allow for settling of the falsework.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
It, appears to me that the case against Camber is finally and fatally complete.
Rib, False—A subsidiary rib, usually used to improve the camber of the front part of the surface.
That means the Chord can be proportionately decreased without adversely affecting the Camber.
Word Origin for camber
1610s, nautical term, from Old French cambre, chambre "bent," from Latin camurum (nominative camur) "crooked, arched;" related to camera.