cubic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cubic" in British English

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cubicadjective

uk   us   /ˈkjuː.bɪk/ specialized
used in ​units of ​volume to show when the ​length of something has been ​multiplied by ​itswidth and ​height
(Definition of cubic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cubic" in American English

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cubicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkju·bɪk/
mathematics used in ​units of ​volume to show when the ​length of something has been ​multiplied by ​itswidth and ​height: A cubic ​centimeter is a ​centimeter high, a ​centimeterlong, and a ​centimeterwide.
(Definition of cubic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cubic" in Business English

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cubicadjective

uk   us   /ˈkjuːbɪk/ ( abbreviation cu.)
MEASURES used in ​units of ​volume to show when the length of something has been ​multiplied by its width and height: 7 million cubic ​litres of water can be ​stored in the reservoir.
(Definition of cubic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cubic”
in Arabic سَنتيمتر, بوصة, متر مُكعّب…
in Korean 네모의…
in Portuguese cúbico…
in Catalan cúbic…
in Japanese ~立方の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (体积单位)立方的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (體積單位)立方的…
in Italian cubico…
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