This curve is technically known as the CAMBER, and upon the camber depend the strength and speed of the machine.
"The Mastery of the Air" by William J. Claxton
All this is only applicable to cambered surfaces.
"The Aeroplane Speaks" by H. Barber
Behind was the lowland of the Camber marshes, with the bluffs of Rye and Winchelsea, and the line of cliffs behind them.
"Sir Nigel" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Camber, son of Brutus, governor of West Albion (Wales).
"Legends of Charlemagne" by Thomas Bulfinch
Then they had tea in the house below the club-house on the left-hand side of the road as you go towards Camber Sands.
"December Love" by Robert Hichens
They signaled that they were all that remained of the Dublins who had landed at the Camber at Seddul-Bahr.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
Antonyms: convex, concave, warped, cambered, undulating, protuberant, projecting.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
In tramway pavement there are grooves to give a grip to the horses' feet, and a slight camber between the rails.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 530, February 27, 1886" by Various
The amount of deviation from a horizontal line is called the Camber.
"Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building" by G. B. N. Tower
The keel is much cambered, and the bottom is flat and has considerable hollow.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884" by Various
And as one sees, thro' cambered straits
Of forests, on his forward way,
Horizons green of coloured day,
Oh let me thro' the crowding Fates
"In War-Time: An Aspiration Of The Spirit" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
Amidst the waters of a man-made lake,
A porcelain pavilion rises high.
The way to it is lead by jasper bridge
That’s cambered like a tiger’s back.
"Porcelain Pavilion" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
An Easier Way To Measure Caster And Camber.
And a good quality caster /camber gauge is a must-have tool for any race team.
How to Measure Caster and Camber.
Compared to some forms of racing, caster and camber settings are evaluated a little differently for circle track racing.
Drop-offs, ride-ups, hard off-camber turns, and fast-bank turns really get Patrick Goguen 's heart racing.
Product innovations such as the Camber™ lavatory have helped Kohler remain competitive.
The blunt nose and thicker camber make for great slow speed performance and stability.
Love your LST, but wish you could adjust its camber angles.
The Salomon Villain, center, $449, with the NeverSummer Cobra, left, $559, and the Ride Machete, $549, is an example of a turn back to more traditional camber boards for snowboard makers.
Through the Eyes of an Artist: Remembering Melinda Camber Porter.
Release it and the ski returns to a traditional camber construction.
In camber mode, the skis are sluggish.
And a good quality caster/camber gauge is a must-have tool for any race team.
A large cambered vertical fin helps efficiency in forward flight, but can make crosswind hovering more challenging.
Gnu and its sister company, Lib Tech, have reinvented board tech twice in the past decade by creating reverse camber and ice-gripping wavy ridges.
According to this explanation, the trailing edge of a wing must point diagonally downwards to generate lift, and this is achieved either by tilting the wing downwards with respect to the ﬂow of air, or by making the wing cambered, or both.
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