cam / kam/ • n. a projection on a rotating part in machinery, designed to make sliding contact with another part while rotating and to impart reciprocal or variable motion to it. ∎ short for camshaft. ∎ short for camera1 .
CAM / kam/ • abbr. computer-aided manufacturing.
1. computer-aided manufacturing,
2. content-addressable memory,
3. cellular automata machine.