Definition of Cubic meter

1. Noun. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters.

Exact synonyms: Cubic Metre, Kiloliter, Kilolitre
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Hectoliter, Hectolitre, Hl
Group relationships: Cubic Kilometer, Cubic Kilometre

Definition of Cubic meter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of cubic metre) A unit of volume, ''symbol'' m3, equal to that of a cube having sides each one meter in length. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubic Meter

cubic content unit
cubic curve
cubic curves
cubic decimeter
cubic decimetre
cubic equation
cubic feet
cubic foot
cubic function
cubic functions
cubic inch
cubic inches
cubic kilometer
cubic kilometre
cubic measure
cubic meter (current term)
cubic meters
cubic metre
cubic metres
cubic millimeter
cubic millimetre
cubic niter
cubic yard

Literary usage of Cubic meter

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1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"... Equivalents Approximate s acre o.4o s bushel 35. i centimeter o.39 s cubic centimeter o.o6i cubic foot o.o28 cubic inch 16. cubic meter 35. cubic meter ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"... cubic meter, cubic vera, cubic foot, ibic yard, cubic meter. ... S for Excavation of Ground: cubic meter. ..."

3. A Text Book of Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1909)
"1 cubic foot - 1728 cubic inches, = 0.028315 cubic meter, ... cubic meter of water = 2204.0 pounds. Sea water averages 1.028 times as heavy as pure water ..."

4. A Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"The atmosphere contains only 0.0005 cubic meter of carbon dioxid in i cubic meter of air, and an adult produces hourly 0.0226 cubic meter of carbon dioxid. ..."

5. Treatise on Hydraulics by Mansfield Merriman, Thaddeus Merriman (1916)
"It appears then that 1000 kilograms per cubic meter is a fair average value to use in ... For the Gulf of Mexico the weight per cubic meter is about 1023, ..."

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