# cubic

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## cu·bic

(kyo͞o′bĭk)
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.

## cubic

(ˈkjuːbɪk)
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)

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 dimensionsthree-dimensionallinear, 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

세제곱의
kockový
kubičen
kubisk
เกี่ยวกับการวัดปริมาตร
có hình lập phương

## cubic

[ˈkjuːbɪk]
B. CPD cubic capacity N
cubic foot N
cubic measure N
cubic metre N

## cubic

[object] → cubique
(in measurements) cubic metre →
cubic centimetre → cubic capacitycubic capacity n [car] →

## cubic

(of volume); 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) →

## 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.
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

krychlový kubik- kuutio- kubični 立方の 세제곱의 kubisk เกี่ยวกับการวัดปริมาตร có hình lập phương