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cubic

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈkju·bɪk/ us  
mathematics used in units of volume to show when the length of something has been multiplied by its width and height: A cubic centimeter is a centimeter high, a centimeter long, and a centimeter wide.
Translations of “cubic”
in Korean 네모의…
in Arabic سَنتيمتر, بوصة, متر مُكعّب…
in Portuguese cúbico…
in Catalan cúbic…
in Japanese ~立方の…
in Italian cubico…
in Chinese (Traditional) (體積單位)立方的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (体积单位)立方的…
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