Definition of Cubic metre

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

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

Definition of Cubic metre

1. Noun. A unit of volume, ''symbol'' m3, equal to that of a cube having sides each one metre in length. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubic Metre

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
cubic meters
cubic metre (current term)
cubic metres
cubic millimeter
cubic millimetre
cubic niter
cubic yard

Literary usage of Cubic metre

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

1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"A cubic metre of water weighs a metric ton and is equal to 1 kilolitre. The cubic metre Volume. Is used In place of the cubic yard and Is about 80 per cent ..."

2. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1882)
"The cost of 1 cubic metre of air reduced from a pressure of 3 atmosphere» additional pressure, to 0 atmosphere pressure has been found to be 4'2d. a. ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied by Adolphe Ganot (1893)
"aqueous vapour at that temperature ; the pressure of the vapour will be 17-4 mm., and the weight contained in one cubic metre of air 17'! grammes. ..."

4. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel, Joseph David Everett (1870)
"1 cubic metre = 61027'1 cubic inches, or 35'3166 cubic feet. The Litre (used for liquids) is the same as the cubic decimetre, and is equal to ..."

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