pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel.
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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.
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Mathematics. of or pertaining to the third degree.
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Crystallography. belonging or pertaining to the isometric system of crystallization.
b. cu., Abbreviation: c denoting or relating to a linear measure that is raised to the third power: a cubic metre
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maths of, relating to, or containing a variable to the third power or a term in which the sum of the exponents of the variables is three
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crystallogisometric, Also: regular relating to or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three equal perpendicular axes. The unit cell of cubic crystals is a cube with a lattice point at each corner (simple cubic) and one in the cube's centre (body-centred cubic), or a lattice point at each corner and one at the centre of each face (face-centred cubic)
Involving a number or a variable that has been raised to the third power.
Relating to a crystal having three axes of equal length intersecting at right angles. The mineral pyrite has cubic crystals. Also called isometric. See illustration at crystal.