# cubic measure

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## cubic measure

*n.*

A unit, such as a cubic foot, or a system of units used to measure volume or capacity.

## cubic measure

*n*

(Units) a system of units for the measurement of volumes, based on the cubic inch, the cubic centimetre, etc

## cu′bic meas′ure

*n.*

**1.**a system for the measurement of volume or space in cubic units.

**2.**a unit in such a system.

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Noun | 1. | cubic measure - a unit of measurement of volume or capacitycapacity measure, capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, displacement unit, volume unit unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume" cu in, cubic inch - the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side cu ft, cubic foot - the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side cord - a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet liquid measure, liquid unit - a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers) dry measure, dry unit - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain) metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms cran - a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring field capacity - the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold hin - ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons acre-foot - the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters acre inch - one twelfth of an acre-foot board foot - the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick standard - a board measure = 1980 board feet cubic yard, yard - a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel) last - a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels volume - the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume" |

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