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File:Came1.gif

A cam

Recorded since the 16th century, from Dutch kam (cog of a wheel; originally, comb) (cognate with English comb, and preserved in modern Dutch compounds such as kamrad, kamwiel (cog wheel))

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Cam

Plural
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Cam ({{{1}}})

  1. A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
  2. (rock-climbing) A spring-loaded device for effecting a temporary belay in a rock crevice.
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

From camera, from the first part of Latin camera obscura (dark chamber), itself from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamara), vaulted chamber), from Proto-Indo-European *kam- (to arch)

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Singular
Cam

Plural
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  1. (informal) The shortened form of camera
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Infinitive
to Cam

Third person singular
cams

Simple past
cammed

Past participle
-

Present participle
camming

to Cam (third-person singular simple present cams, present participle camming, simple past and past participle cammed)

  1. To go on webcam with someone

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Acholi[edit | edit source]

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cam

  1. food

French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

English cam, from camera

Noun[edit | edit source]

Cam f. (plural Cams)

  1. cam (device for filming)

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Irish[edit | edit source]

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  • (Munster) IPA: [kaumˠ]
  • (Connacht) IPA: [kɑːmˠ] (Galway); IPA: [kamˠ] (Mayo)
  • (Ulster) IPA: [kamˠ]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Cam

  1. crooked

Declension[edit | edit source]

Template:Ga-adj-1

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cam cham gcam
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Kurdish[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Cam f.

  1. glass (substance)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at glass. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Cam in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009


Romanian[edit | edit source]

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Latin quam

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Cam

  1. approximately, a little

Scottish Gaelic[edit | edit source]

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cam

  1. crooked, askew

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First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative cam cham cama
Vocative chaim chaim cama
Genitive chaim chaim/caime cam
Dative cham chaim cama

Comparative/superlative: caime


Turkish[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Persian جام (jâm).

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cam

  1. A glass

Vietnamese[edit | edit source]

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Cam [[Category:Template:Vi nouns|Cam]]

  1. ([quả / trái] cam) The fruit orange

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Cam [[Category:Template:Vi adjectives|Cam]]

  1. made of oranges
  2. ([màu] cam) of the colour orange

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ar:cam el:cam fa:cam fr:cam gl:cam hr:cam io:cam ky:cam ku:cam lo:cam hu:cam nl:cam ja:cam pt:cam ro:cam ru:cam fi:cam ta:cam tr:cam ug:cam vi:cam vo:cam zh:cam

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