verb (used with or without object)
Origin of camber
Related Words for camberleaning, trajectory, arc, arch, contour, loop, flex, crouch, incline, veer, tilt, buckle, stoop, lean, bow, twist, curl, gradient, rake, diagonal
Examples from the Web for camber
Historical Examples of camber
The practice is to give these girder boxes a camber of ½-in.Concrete Construction
Halbert P. Gillette
The camber of the surface is designed for this angle of incidence and velocity.The Aeroplane Speaks
They have not as great a curve 107 or camber as most biplanes, which increases their speed.The Boy's Book of New Inventions
Harry E. Maule
I wonder if you fully realize the danger of your position, Mr. Camber?
That is why we are here, Mr. Camber, and that is why the police will be here at any moment.
Word Origin for camber
1610s, nautical term, from Old French cambre, chambre "bent," from Latin camurum (nominative camur) "crooked, arched;" related to camera.