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Definition of Cubage
1. cubature [n -S] - See also: cubature
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubage
cubage (current term)
Literary usage of Cubage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1862)
"The cubage, or cubic space of the three decks of a ship of the line (the orlop is not ordinarily inhabited by the crew in vessels of this class) is ..."
2. American City Government: A Survey of Newer Tendencies by Charles Austin Beard (1912)
"... shall exceed a cubage or volume of 174 times the area of the lot, and that no building be altered to exceed this cubage. This means that no building ..."
3. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder, Thomas Nolan (1915)
"cubage shall be so computed as to show as xactly as possible the actual volume of the ... There shall also be included in the cubage the actual volume Í all ..."
4. The Monograph Series: Records of Early American Architecture edited by Russell Fenimore Whitehead (1915)
"The total cubage of the house, garage, and porches must not exceed 50000 cubic feet, and for the purpose of this Competition the price per cubic foot is set ..."
5. The Width and Arrangement of Streets: A Study in Town Planning by Charles Mulford Robinson (1911)
"... that the committee's proposal is that no building of any sort in Manhattan below 181st Street shall exceed a cubage of 174" times the area of the lot, ..."