# Cubic definition

(mathematics) Of the third power, order, or degree.

adjective

Of or relating to a crystalline form that has three equal axes at right angles to each other; isometric.

adjective

Having the shape of a cube.

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Having three dimensions.

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Having a volume equal to a cube whose edge is of a stated length.

A cubic foot.

adjective

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A cubic expression, curve, or equation.

noun

Having the shape of a cube.

adjective

Having three dimensions, or having the volume of a cube whose length, width, and depth (or height) each measure the given unit.

A *cubic* foot.

adjective

Designating or of a crystal system having three axes of equal length, each of which intersects at right angles with the others.

adjective

(math.) Of the third power or degree; relating to the cubes of numbers or quantities.

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Referring to a volume unit of measurement.

Involving a number or a variable that has been raised to the third power.

Relating to a crystal having three axes of equal length intersecting at right angles. The mineral pyrite has cubic crystals.

(geometry) Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself twice.

Cubic metre, cubic foot.

adjective

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(crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.

Cubic cleavage.

adjective

(algebraic geometry) A cubic curve.

noun

Shaped similar to a cube.

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## Other Word Forms

### Noun

Singular:

cubic
Plural:

cubics## Origin of cubic

- From Middle French
*cubique*### From Wiktionary