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cubature

[kyoo-buh-cher] /ˈkyu bə tʃər/
noun
1.
the determination of the cubic contents of something.
2.
cubic contents.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; cube1 + -ature, after quadrature
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British Dictionary definitions for cubature

cubature

/ˈkjuːbətʃə/
noun
1.
the determination of the cubic contents of something
2.
Also called cubage. cubic contents
Word Origin
C17: from cube1 + -ature, on the model of quadrature
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