Meaning of CUBIC in English


— cubicity /kyooh bis"i tee/ , n.

/kyooh"bik/ , adj.

1. having three dimensions; solid.

2. having the form of a cube; cubical.

3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel.

4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that is multiplied by itself twice to form a unit of measure for volume: cubic foot; cubic centimeter; cubic inch; cubic meter.

5. Math. of or pertaining to the third degree.

6. Crystall. belonging or pertaining to the isometric system of crystallization.


7. Math. a cubic polynomial or equation.

[ 1490-1500; earlier cubik cubicus kybikós. See CUBE 1 , -IC ]

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