What does camelback mean?

Definitions for camelback
ˈkæm əlˌbækcamel·back

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  1. camelbacknoun

    The backs of camels.

    We travelled across the desert on camelback.

  2. camelbacknoun

    A flexible water container worn on the back.

    An empty camelback is a blessing and a curse; it means that it is easy to carry, but it means you have no water.

  3. camelbacknoun

    A house with a second storey that does not completely cover the ground floor.

    My friend lived in a camelback, we used to have fun climbing out of the window onto the roof below.

  4. camelbacknoun

    A railway locomotive that has its cab in the middle as opposed to at the end.

    The camelbacks were designed to help with the visibility problems inherent in putting the driver behind the entire engine.

  5. camelbacknoun

    A camelback sofa or chair.

    He fell back relieved into his favourite camelback with a gin and tonic.

  6. camelbacknoun

    A type of rubber used in tyre restoration.

  7. camelbackadjective

    Having a shaped back; particularly a shape with a raised middle.

    The Victorian camelback sofa looked out of place in the brightly lit room.

  8. camelbackadjective

    Anything shaped like the back of a camel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of camelback in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of camelback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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