cubic

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A cubic shape (3)

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From Middle French cubique

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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  a.x^3 + b.x^2 + c.x + d
  3. (crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.
    cubic cleavage

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cubic (plural cubics)

  1. (algebraic geometry) A cubic curve.

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