Definition of Cubic centimeter

1. Noun. A metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter.

Exact synonyms: Cc, Cubic Centimetre, Mil, Milliliter, Millilitre, Ml
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Cubic Millimeter, Cubic Millimetre
Group relationships: Centiliter, Centilitre, Cl

Definition of Cubic centimeter

1. Noun. A unit of volume equal to that of a cube having sides each one centimeter in length, commonly used in fluid measure and for engine sizes. Symbols: cm3 ''and'' cc ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubic Centimeter

cubebic acid
cubic capacity
cubic centimeter (current term)
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
cubic functions
cubic inch

Literary usage of Cubic centimeter

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In some waters bacteria have exceeded 200000 per cubic centimeter. Nearly all surface waters have ... at the number of 20000 per cubic centimeter and with ..."

2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"Wassermann, Neisser, Brück, and Schucht(2) use 0.1 cubic centimeter of each one of the ingredients, bringing the total volume in each test tube up to 5 ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"It became apparent that the addition of half a cubic centimeter of extract to a non-fatal dose of a twenty-four hour old culture of its own or the other ..."

4. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"Right Eye, Ragweed, 1.0 mg. nitrogen per cubic centimeter. Pos. mod. inj. and itch. This case has not as yet received any therapeutic injections. ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"The solution is then diluted up to the liter with water at 15° and preserved in a well-fitting stoppered bottle in the dark; 1 cubic centimeter of this ..."

6. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: (The United States by United States Pharmacopeial Convention (1820)
"10O Cc. Spirit of Cinnamon, four cubie centimeter» 4 Cc. Potassium Carbonate, ten gramme* IO Gm. Water, fifty cubic centimeter» SO Cc. Syrup, ..."

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