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cubic

Pronunciation: /ˈkjuːbɪk/

Translation of cubic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (of measure, shape) cúbico cubic measure medida (feminine) de capacidad
    Example sentences
    • There's nothing new about his style, for it reminds me of Andri Masson's painting, especially the way he strokes the brush and plays with cubic shapes.
    • There are also a few huge boulders which were chiselled into cubic shapes centuries ago and now serve as surreal houses and stables.
    • They usually were of cubic shape, and were sealed with an airtight lock that ran three-quarters of the way around the middle of the box, leaving one side to hinge on.
    Example sentences
    • At 4:35 pm, the flow volume reached 750 cubic metres per second.
    • A 737 freighter can carry about 16 tonnes, and has about 120 cubic metres of volume.
    • The pool takes up a volume of 66 cubic metres and weighs over 80 metric tons.
  • 2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [equation/expression] de tercer grado cubic meter metro (masculine) cúbico
    Example sentences
    • The first person known to have solved cubic equations algebraically was del Ferro but he told nobody of his achievement.
    • Lagrange's main object was to find out why cubic and quartic equations could be solved algebraically.
    • He solved cubic equations by extending an algorithm for finding cube roots.

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