cubic metre

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Noun1.cubic metre - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre - a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
Translations
metr krychlový
kuutiometri
köbméter
metro cubicometro cubo
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This makes Pakistan the fourth-largest groundwater withdrawing country, with an estimated 65 cubic kilometres of groundwater abstraction per year according to estimates in 2010.
He added that another project related to expansions for the production of gas, a Nawras project area Abu Madi in shallow water which production capacity reached one billion cubic kilometres a day by adding new facilities to the treatment plant in Abu Madi area and the ongoing work currently in many new wells in order to reach increased energy The project to one billion and 100 million cubic kilometres per day.
Dr Mughal said that billions of dollars are invested annually in seeds, pesticides, transportation while wasting 250 cubic kilometres of water used to grow crops is also wasted adding to global food insecurity and hunger.
He said that wastage of food also waste all efforts and around 250 cubic kilometres of water stoking global food insecurity and hunger.
There are plenty of places with enough cubic kilometres of peridotite to potentially have a huge impact on the CO2 budget of the Earth.
It is estimated that around 2,800 cubic kilometres of volcanic ash and lava were thrown into the atmosphere, 12% more than was ejected by the last Yellowstone eruption of 2.
The results showed that between 2004 and 2013, the basin lost almost 65 million cubic kilometres of freshwater, of which more than 50 cubic kilometres came from groundwater.
To carve such a channel, Roda and his team calculate that almost 90,000 cubic kilometres of water must have flowed through it for perhaps a month.
Supervolcanoes are a single massive explosion of magma rising to the surface over a huge area, and blasting at least a thousand cubic kilometres of ash into the atmosphere.
The research, which included scientists from the University of California, Irivine; NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre and the National Centre for Atmospheric Research, has found that the Tigris and Euphrates river basins lost 144 cubic kilometres of stored freshwater over a seven year period from 2003.
When Mount Pinatubo, Philippines, erupted in 1991 it pumped out an estimated 10 cubic kilometres of ash.
When we consider that the earth's atmosphere has been calculated as 51,006,560,000,000 cubic kilometres it must surely be obvious that the puny frolics of man can have no cataclysmic effect on whether it is hot or cold at any particular time.