Meaning of CUBIC in English


I. ˈkyübik, -bēk adjective

Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French cubique, from Latin cubicus, from Greek kybikos, from kybos cube + -ikos -ic — more at hip

1. : having the form of a cube : cubical

2. mineralogy

a. : relating to the cube considered as a crystal form

a cubic face

b. : isometric


a. : three-dimensional

b. : being the volume of a cube whose edge is a specified unit

64 cubic inches

4. mathematics : of third degree, order, or power

• cu·bic·ly -bə̇klē, -bēk-, -li adverb

II. noun

: a cubic curve, equation, or polynomial

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