Meaning of cubic

cu•bic

Pronunciation: (ky'bik), [key]
— adj.
  1. having three dimensions; solid.
  2. having the form of a cube; cubical.
  3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel.
  4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that is multiplied by itself twice to form a unit of measure for volume: cubic foot; cubic centimeter; cubic inch; cubic meter.
  5. of or pertaining to the third degree.
  6. belonging or pertaining to the isometric system of crystallization.
—n.
  1. a cubic polynomial or equation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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