Meaning of CAM in English

CAM

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

lever

The cam lever goes to C. The side levers position themselves - they're not under the knitter's control.

When knitting double jacquard, the cam lever is set to the jacquard or slip position.

For simpler work, the depth is adjusted merely by setting the cam lever .

For that row, the main carriage has to be set as for stocking stitch, that is with cam lever on 0.

point

I said I always imagined the pattern starting at the N1 cam and spreading out to the point cams.

It starts pattern knitting at the first point cam .

Every time the carriage passes across the needlebed, it reads the position of the N1 cam and the point cams.

Put Magic cams on to the carriage and place the point cams where you wish the motif to go.

The exact position doesn't matter as long as the N1 cam lies between the point cams.

So the pattern will start at the right point cam with stitch number 18 of the pattern.

The N1 cam was then outside the point cams.

This is easily done if the point cams are not placed exactly in the 24 stitch placings.

■ VERB

move

The carriage has no means, at that point, of knowing that you have moved the point cam .

So I move the left point cam to the right.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At what age cam children cope with these conventions?

Every time the carriage passes across the needlebed, it reads the position of the N1 cam and the point cams.

I passed out and when I cam to I was lying like I was hung on a cross.

Kelly jumped, whilst Beeney cam to punch, unfortunately Kelly just got there first and the ball fell into the goal.

Position the point cams to indicate the position of the motif.

So the end needle selection cams on punchcard machines should be put out of work.

The exact position doesn't matter as long as the N1 cam lies between the point cams.

Three fifty with single overhead cam .

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.