Meaning of CUBIC in English


adj.1 cube-shaped.

2 of three dimensions.

3 involving the cube (and no higher power) of a number (cubic equation).

4 Crystallog. having three equal axes at right angles.

Phrases and idioms:

cubic content the volume of a solid expressed in cubic metres. cubic metre etc. the volume of a cube whose edge is one metre etc.

Etymology: F cubique or L cubicus f. Gk kubikos (as CUBE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.