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Camber may refer to a variety of curvatures and angles:
- Camber angle, the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle
- Camber thrust in bike technology
- In the steel industry, the concavity of rolls. Hot rolling uses positive camber (concave rolls), while cold rolling uses negative camber (convex).
- Camber (aerodynamics), the asymmetry between the top and bottom curves of an aerofoil
- Cant (road/rail), the convex curvature of a road surface in road construction
- Camber beam, an upward curvature of a joist to compensate for load deflection due in buildings
- In skiing, the curvature in the base of a ski
- The curvature of a bow (music) used to play certain string instruments, or the curvature of the fingerboard
- Camber (ship), a measure of transversal deck curvature in naval architecture
Camber may also refer to:
- Camber (legendary king), legendary king of Cambria (Wales)
- Camber Corporation, a defense contractor, an Alabama corporation location in Huntsville
- Camber, East Sussex, a seaside village including Camber Sands beach in England
- Camber, the former name of Mihai Bravu Commune, Tulcea County, Romania
- Camber of Culdi, a prominent character in the fictional series of Deryni novels
- Camber (band), an emo band from New York
- Camber (person), the founder/producer of Small Business School, a television series on PBS-TV member stations in the USA and the Voice of America TV around the world
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