- the determination of cubic content
- cubic content

Origin of cubature

from Classical Latin*cubus*, cube, after quadrature

- the determination of cubic content
- cubic content

Origin of cubature

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noun

- The determination of the volume of a solid.
- Cubage.

Origin of cubature

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Noun

(*countable and uncountable*, *plural* cubatures)

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- Thus he devoted some attention to the quadrature of surfaces and the
**cubature**of solids, which he accomplished, in some of the simpler cases, by an original method which he called the "Method of Indivisibles"; but he lost much of the credit of the discovery as he kept his method for his own use,while Bonaventura Cavalieri published a similar method which he himself had invented. - Mensuration, then, is mainly concerned with quadratureformulae and
**cubature**formulae, and, to a not very clearly defined extent, with the methods of obtaining such formulae; a quadrature-formula being a formula for calculating the numerical representation of an area, and a**cubature-formula**being a formula for calculating the numerical representation of a volume, in terms, in each case, of the numerical representations of particular data which determine the area or the volume. - On the other hand, it is worth noticing that the words " quadrature " and "
**cubature**" are originally due to geometrical rather than numerical considerations; the former implying the construction of a square whose area shall be equal to that of a given surface, and the latter the construction of a cube whose volume shall be equal to that of a given solid. - Quadrature-formulae or
**cubature-formulae**may sometimes be conveniently replaced by formulae giving the mean ordinate or mean section. - The terms quadratureformula and
**cubature-formula**are sometimes restricted to formulae for expressing the area of a trapezette, or the volume of a briquette, in terms of such data.

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