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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cam·ber /ˈkæmbɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cam·ber n.
 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 curve upward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cam·ber, v. i. To curve upward.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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