Pronunciation Noun

cam (plural cams)

  1. A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
  2. A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
  3. (UK, dialect) A ridge or mound of earth.
  4. (rock climbing) A camming device, a spring-loaded device for effecting a temporary belay in a rock crevice.
Translations Noun

cam (plural cams)

  1. (informal) Camera.

cam (cams, present participle camming; past and past participle cammed)

  1. To go on webcam with someone.


  1. Alternative form of kam

Proper noun
  1. A river in eastern England, which passes Cambridge.
  2. A village in Gloucestershire, England.
Proper noun
  1. A male given name.


cam (plural cams)

  1. Acronym of complementary and alternative medicine
  2. (real estate) Acronym of common area maintenance
  3. Acronym of computer-aided manufacturing
  4. (medicine) cell adhesion molecule
  5. (US, historical) contract air mail (Often followed by the route number, eg, CAM 21).
  6. (computing) Initialism of content-addressable memory
Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Campeche#English|Campeche, a state of Mexico.

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