cubic decimeter


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Noun1.cubic decimeter - a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditionscubic decimeter - a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
deciliter, decilitre, dl - a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
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Similarly, a single cubic decimeter of the battery material would cover most of a football pitch, he says.
Looking at the only three cubic decimeters I had in class, the students estimated the volume - another concept many fifth graders have difficulty understanding - in cubic decimeters.
Then by multiplying that number by the number of larger cubes it would take to construct our tissue box, we would get the actual number of cubic decimeters needed to fill it.