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cu·bic

 (kyo͞o′bĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Having the shape of a cube.
b. Shaped similar to a cube.
2.
a. Having three dimensions.
b. Abbr. c or cu. Having a volume equal to a cube whose edge is of a stated length: a cubic foot.
3. Mathematics Of the third power, order, or degree.
4. Of or relating to a crystalline form that has three equal axes at right angles to each other; isometric.
n. Mathematics
A cubic expression, curve, or equation.

cu′bic·ly adv.

cubic

(ˈkjuːbɪk)
adj
1. (Mathematics) having the shape of a cube
2. (Units)
a. having three dimensions
b. denoting or relating to a linear measure that is raised to the third power: a cubic metre. Abbreviation: cu. or c
3. (Mathematics) maths of, relating to, or containing a variable to the third power or a term in which the sum of the exponents of the variables is three
4. (Chemistry) crystallog Also: isometric or regular relating to or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three equal perpendicular axes. The unit cell of cubic crystals is a cube with a lattice point at each corner (simple cubic) and one in the cube's centre (body-centred cubic), or a lattice point at each corner and one at the centre of each face (face-centred cubic)
n
(Mathematics) maths
a. a cubic equation, such as x3 + x + 2 = 0
b. a cubic term or expression

cu•bic

(ˈkyu bɪk)

adj.
1. having three dimensions; solid.
2. having the form of a cube; cubical.
3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents.
4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that is multiplied by itself twice to form a unit of measure for volume: a cubic foot; a cubic centimeter.
5. Math. of or pertaining to the third degree.
6. belonging or pertaining to the isometric system of crystallization.
n.
7. a cubic polynomial or equation.
[1490–1500; < Latin cubicus < Greek kybikós. See cube1, -ic]
cu•bic′i•ty (-ˈbɪs ɪ ti) n.

cu·bic

(kyo͞o′bĭk)
1. Referring to a volume unit of measurement: cubic meter.
2. Involving a number or a variable that has been raised to the third power.
3. Relating to a crystal having three axes of equal length intersecting at right angles. The mineral pyrite has cubic crystals. Also called isometric. See more at crystal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cubic - having three dimensions
linear, one-dimensional - of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement"
planar, two-dimensional - involving two dimensions
Translations
تكْعيبي، مُكعـب الشّكلمَكَعَّب
krychlový
kubik-kubisk
kuutio-
kubični
kocka alakú
teningslaga
立方の
세제곱의
kockový
kubičen
kubisk
เกี่ยวกับการวัดปริมาตร
có hình lập phương

cubic

[ˈkjuːbɪk]
A. ADJcúbico
B. CPD cubic capacity Ncapacidad f cúbica
cubic foot Npie m cúbico
cubic measure Nmedida f cúbica
cubic metre Nmetro m cúbico

cubic

[ˈkjuːbɪk] adj
[object] → cubique
(in measurements) cubic metre → mètre m cube
cubic centimetre → centimètre m cube cubic capacitycubic capacity n [car] → cylindrée f

cubic

adj
(of volume)Kubik-, Raum-; cubic contentRaum- or Kubikinhalt m; cubic metre/footKubikmeter m or nt/Kubikfuß m
(Math) → kubisch; cubic equationGleichung fdritten Grades

cubic

[ˈkjuːbɪk] adj (shape, volume) → cubico/a; (metre, foot) → cubo/a
cubic capacity (Aut) → cilindrata
cubic function (Math) → funzione f cubica

cube

(kjuːb) noun
1. a solid body having six equal square faces.
2. the result of multiplying a number by itself twice. The cube of 4 = 4  4  4 = 43 = 64.
verb
1. to calculate the cube of (a number). If you cube 2, you will get the answer 8.
2. to make into a cube or cubes. She cubed the beef.
ˈcubic adjective
shaped like a cube.
cube root
the number of which a given number is the cube. The cube root of 64 is 4.
cubic centimetre abbreviation ( cc), metre etc
the volume of, or the volume equivalent to, a cube whose sides measure one centimetre, metre etc. This jug holds 500 cubic centimetres.

cubic

مَكَعَّب krychlový kubik- Kubik- κυβικός cúbico kuutio- cubique kubični cubico 立方の 세제곱의 kubiek terningformet sześcienny cúbico кубический kubisk เกี่ยวกับการวัดปริมาตร kübik có hình lập phương 立方形的

cubic

adj cúbico
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Phoebe, after getting well acquainted with the old hen, was sometimes permitted to take the chicken in her hand, which was quite capable of grasping its cubic inch or two of body.
The vast white headless phantom floats further and further from the ship, and every rod that it so floats, what seem square roods of sharks and cubic roods of fowls, augment the murderous din.
Far otherwise th' inviolable Saints In Cubic Phalanx firm advanc't entire, Invulnerable, impenitrably arm'd: Such high advantages thir innocence Gave them above thir foes, not to have sinnd, Not to have disobei'd; in fight they stood Unwearied, unobnoxious to be pain'd By wound, though from thir place by violence mov'd.
These two dimensions enable you to obtain by a simple calculation the surface and cubic contents of the Nautilus.
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As yet, they have not insisted on our estimating Lamar" tine by the cubic foot, or Pollock by the pound -- but what else are we to infer from their continual plating about "sustained effort"?
It is a question of cubic capacity," said he; "a man with so large a brain must have something in it.
But if he's square he's thick-- what you might call cubic.
There is not an atom of Tom's slime, not a cubic inch of any pestilential gas in which he lives, not one obscenity or degradation about him, not an ignorance, not a wickedness, not a brutality of his committing, but shall work its retribution through every order of society up to the proudest of the proud and to the highest of the high.
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At length, after having passed a final wicket, so loaded with locks that a quarter of an hour was required to open it, they entered a vast and lofty vaulted hall, in the centre of which they could distinguish by the light of the torches, a huge cubic mass of masonry, iron, and wood.
Also, the high standard held up to the public mind by the College of which which gave its peculiar sanction to the expensive and highly rarefied medical instruction obtained by graduates of Oxford and Cambridge, did not hinder quackery from having an excellent time of it; for since professional practice chiefly consisted in giving a great many drugs, the public inferred that it might be better off with more drugs still, if they could only be got cheaply, and hence swallowed large cubic measures of physic prescribed by unscrupulous ignorance which had taken no degrees.