cubic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkjuː.bɪk/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkju.bɪk/
Adjective

cubic (not comparable)

  1. (geometry) Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself twice.
    • 2019, [https://web.archive.org/web/20190311070055/https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/south-korea-proposes-rain-project-with-china-to-cut-pollution/4819207.html VOA Learning English] (public domain)
      On one recent day, officials said the fine dust concentration levels in Seoul rose above 130 micrograms per cubic meter.
    cubic foot
    Coordinate terms: linear#English|linear, square#English|square
  2. (algebraic geometry) Of a class of polynomial of the form ax^3 + bx^2 + cx + d
  3. (crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.
    cubic cleavage
    Synonyms: isometric, monometric
Translations
  • French: cube
  • Italian: cubo
  • Portuguese: cúbico
  • Russian: куби́ческий
  • Spanish: cúbico
Translations Translations
  • Spanish: cúbico
Noun

cubic (plural cubics)

  1. (algebraic geometry) A cubic curve.
    Synonyms: cubic curve
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