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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Camber(0.01621 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Camber.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
2: a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is
higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of
centrifugal force [syn: bank, cant]
3: the alignment of the wheels of a motor vehicle closer
together at the bottom than at the top
v : curve upward in the middle
English → English (gcide)
Camber \Cam"ber\, n. [Of. cambre bent, curved; akin to F.
cambrer to vault, to bend, fr. L. camerare to arch over, fr.
camera vault, arch. See Chamber, and cf. Camerate.]
1. (Shipbuilding) An upward convexity of a deck or other
surface; as, she has a high camber (said of a vessel
having an unusual convexity of deck).
2. (Arch.) An upward concavity in the under side of a beam,
girder, or lintel; also, a slight upward concavity in a
straight arch. See Hogback.
Camber arch (Arch.), an arch whose intrados, though
apparently straight, has a slightly concave curve upward.
Camber beam (Arch.), a beam whose under side has a concave
Camber \Cam"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cambered; p. pr. & vb.
To cut bend to an upward curve; to construct, as a deck, with
an upward curve.
Camber \Cam"ber\, v. i.
To curve upward.