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## Cu′bic

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Noun.
(Geom.)
A curve of the third degree.
Circular cubic
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See under
Circular
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## CUBIC

, CUBICAL,
[L. See Cube.] Having the form or properties of a cube; that may be or is contained within a cube. A cubic foot of water is the water that may be contained within six equal sides, each a foot square.
Cubic number, is a number produced by multiplying a number into itself, and that product by the same number; or it is the number arising from the multiplication of a square number by its root. [See Cube.]

# cubic

## English

A cubic shape (3)
 polynomial degrees Previous: quadratic Next: quartic

### Alternative forms

cubic (not comparable)

1. (geometry) Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself twice.
cubic metre, cubic foot
2. (algebraic geometry) Of a class of polynomial of the form
3. (crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.
cubic cleavage

### Noun

cubic (plural cubics)

1. (algebraic geometry) A cubic curve.