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cubic

adjective
 
 
/ˈkjuːbɪk/
cubic centimetre/inch/metre, etc a unit of measurement that shows something's volume (= length multiplied by width multiplied by height) : The reservoir holds 22 million cubic metres of water.Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements in general
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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