camelback
noun Date: 1860 the back of a camel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Camelback — may refer to:* CamelBackCapitalization, a type of capitalization, usually known as CamelCase* A camelback locomotive, a type of steam locomotive with the cab mounted in the middle, astride the boiler. * Camelback Ski Area located on its namesake… …   Wikipedia

  • camelback — [kam′əlbak΄] adj. designating a style of sofa, chair, etc. characterized by a convex curve, suggesting a camel s hump, in the top rail of the back …   English World dictionary

  • camelback — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the back of a camel crossed the desert on camelback 2. : a back (as of a dog) that is slightly curved upward : roach back opposed to swayback 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camelback — Der Begriff Camelback bezeichnet einen amerikanischer Lokomotivtyp Camelback (Lokomotive) einen amerikanischen Berg, der Camelback Mountain bei Phoenix, Arizona Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • camelback — /kam euhl bak /, n. 1. the back of a camel: They traveled through the desert on camelback. 2. a curved back of a sofa or chair, having a central rising section between two lower sections. adj. 3. having a shape resembling the humped back of a… …   Universalium

  • camelback — 1. noun a) The backs of camels. We travelled across the desert on camelback. b) A flexible water container worn on the back. An empty camelback is a blessing and a curse; it means that it is easy to carry, but it means you have no water. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • CamelBack — Sac à eau Un Marine s hydratant au moyen d un sac à eau, durant la guerre en Irak. Un sac à eau, encore appelé sac gourde ou sac réservoir[1], est un type de sac à dos (ou plus rarement, de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Camelback — Sac à eau Un Marine s hydratant au moyen d un sac à eau, durant la guerre en Irak. Un sac à eau, encore appelé sac gourde ou sac réservoir[1], est un type de sac à dos (ou plus rarement, de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • camelback — Synonyms and related words: bowlegs, cleft palate, clubfoot, crookback, defacement, deformation, deformity, disfigurement, flatfoot, freakishness, harelip, humpback, hunchback, knock knee, kyphosis, lordosis, malconformation, malformation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • camelback — adj. on a camel s back …   English contemporary dictionary

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