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cam

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This word must be written with capital letters in the sense shown in 2).
cam(
kahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mechanics)
a. la leva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(rotating shaft)
The force of steam hammers was propelled by the turning of a cam.La fuerza de los martillos de vapor era propulsada por el giro de una leva.
2. (manufacturing)
a. la CAM
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A CAM is capable of much greater consistency than a human operator.Una CAM es capaz de mayor uniformidad que un operador humano.
b. la fabricación asistida por computadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
CAMS have increased our overall production speed by 20%.La fabricación asistida por computadora ha incrementado nuestra velocidad de producción global en un 20%.
c. la fabricación asistida por ordenador
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The CAM was great for the company, but it put me out of a job.La fabricación asistida por ordenador estuvo bien para la empresa, pero a mi me dejó en la calle.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(photography)
a. la cámara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The digital cam I got for Christmas has made taking photos so much easier.La cámara digital que me regalaron por Navidad me ha facilitado mucho lo de sacar fotos.
CAM
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
4. (computer-aided manufacturing)
a. la CAM
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Nowadays CAM is used to make all kinds of technology.Hoy en día la CAM se utiliza para fabricar todo tipo de tecnología.
b. la FAC
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
CAM allows for a large increase in productivity.La FAC permite un gran aumento de productividad.
c. la FAO
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Our company is looking for a machinist with knowledge of CAM.Nuestra empresa busca maquinista con conocimiento de FAO.
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CAM
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (computer-aided or -assisted manufacture)
a. la CAM f, fabricación asistida por
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. ordenador or
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. computadora
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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cam [kæm]
noun
leva (f)
cam [kæm]
abbreviation:noun
camera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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