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Cam vs Followers - What's the difference?

cam | followers |

As nouns the difference between cam and followers

is that cam is a turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it while followers is plural of lang=en.

As a verb cam

is to go on webcam with someone.

As an adverb cam

is alternative form of lang=en.

As a proper noun Cam

is a diminutive=Cameron given name.

cam

English

(CAM)

Etymology 1

Recorded since the 16th century, from (etyl) )

Noun

(en noun)
  • A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
  • A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
  • (UK, dialect) A ridge or mound of earth.
  • (Wright)
  • (rock climbing) A camming device, a spring-loaded device for effecting a temporary belay in a rock crevice.
  • Derived terms
    * overhead cam

    See also

    * ("cam" on Wikipedia)

    Etymology 2

    From (camera), from the first part of (etyl) (camera)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) camera
  • Derived terms
    * camcorder * camgirl * cammer * camwhore * dashcam * nanny cam * Steadicam * webcam * webcammer

    Verb

  • To go on webcam with someone
  • Etymology 3

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Anagrams

    * acm ----

    followers

    English

    Noun

    (head)