Definitions for cubicˈkyu bɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cu•bicˈkyu bɪk(adj.)

  1. having three dimensions; solid.

    Category: Math

  2. having the form of a cube; cubical.

    Category: Math

  3. pertaining to the measurement of volume:

    the cubic contents.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  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.

    Category: Weights and Measures

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

    Category: Math

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

    Category: Crystallography

  7. (n.)a cubic polynomial or equation.

    Category: Math

Origin of cubic:

1490–1500; < L cubicus < Gk kybikós. See cube1, -ic

cu•bic′i•ty-ˈbɪs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cubic, three-dimensional(adj)

    having three dimensions

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cubic(adjective)ˈkyu bɪk

    indicates a measurement of volume

    cubic inches/centimeters/feet


  1. cubic(Noun)

    A cubic curve.

  2. cubic(Adjective)

    Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself twice.

    cubic metre, cubic foot

  3. cubic(Adjective)

    Of a class of polynomial of the form

  4. cubic(Adjective)

    Having three equal axes and all angles 90u00B0.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cubic(adj)

    alt. of Cubical

  2. Cubic(noun)

    a curve of the third degree

Translations for cubic

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shaped like a cube.

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