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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cubic  \Cu"bic\,  n.  (Geom.) 
  A  curve  of  the  third  degree. 
 
  {Circular  cubic}.  See  under  {Circular}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cubic  \Cu"bic\  (k?"b?k),  Cubical  \Cu"bic*al\  (-b?-kal),  a.  [L. 
  cubicus,  Gr  ?????:  cf  F.  cubique  See  {Cube}.] 
  1.  Having  the  form  or  properties  of  a  cube;  contained,  or 
  capable  of  being  contained,  in  a  cube. 
 
  2.  (Crystallog.)  Isometric  or  monometric;  as  cubic  cleavage. 
  See  {Crystallization}. 
 
  {Cubic  equation},  an  equation  in  which  the  highest  power  of 
  the  unknown  quantity  is  a  cube. 
 
  {Cubic  foot},  a  volume  equivalent  to  a  cubical  solid  which 
  measures  a  foot  in  each  of  its  dimensions. 
 
  {Cubic  number},  a  number  produced  by  multiplying  a  number 
  into  itself  and  that  product  again  by  the  same  number. 
  See  {Cube}. 
 
  {Cubical  parabola}  (Geom.),  two  curves  of  the  third  degree, 
  one  plane,  and  one  on  space  of  three  dimensions. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cubic 
  adj  :  having  three  dimensions  [syn:  {three-dimensional}]  [ant:  {linear}, 
  {planar}] 




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