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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cubic measure - a unit of measurement of volume or capacitycubic measure - a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
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
kor, homer - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
hin - ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
fathom, fthm - (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
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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cubic measure

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