Cambered
Camber Cam"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cambering}.] To cut bend to an upward curve; to construct, as a deck, with an upward curve. [1913 Webster]

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  • cambered — camber ► NOUN 1) a slightly convex or arched shape of a road, aircraft wing, or other horizontal surface. 2) Brit. a tilt built into a road at a bend or curve. 3) the slight sideways inclination of the front wheels of a motor vehicle. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

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