Definition of Cubic

1. Adjective. Having three dimensions.

Definition of Cubic

1. a. Having the form or properties of a cube; contained, or capable of being contained, in a cube.

2. n. A curve of the third degree.

Definition of Cubic

1. Adjective. (geometry) Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself twice. ¹

2. Adjective. (algebraic geometry) Of a class of polynomial of the form a.x^3 + b.x^2 + c.x + d ¹

3. Adjective. (crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°. ¹

4. Noun. (algebraic geometry) A cubic curve. ¹

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Definition of Cubic

1. a mathematical equation or expression [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubic

cubeb cigarette
cubeb vine
cubebic acid
cubic (current term)
cubic capacity
cubic centimeter
cubic centimeters
cubic centimetre
cubic centimetres
cubic content unit
cubic curve
cubic curves
cubic decimeter
cubic decimetre
cubic equation
cubic feet
cubic foot
cubic function

Literary usage of Cubic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"In the settlement of the account of the Company, the parties disagreed in their interpretation of the last clause, as to the price stipulated per cubic foot ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A special system of units is used in the measurement of wood ; 144 cubic inches or one ... A timber foot, however, is 1728 cubic inches or one cubic foot. ..."

3. A treatise on the analytic geometry of three dimensions by George Salmon (1862)
"intersection consists of a right line and a cubic, it is evident that the generators of the same system as the line, since they do not meet the line, ..."

4. Transactions. by New Hampshire Medical Society, American Ethnological Society (1858)
"?ated with less than 4500 cubic feet of air. I wish to elicit information, as I believe there are few Yorkshire collieries with more than 70000 cubic feet ..."

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