# Dictionary Definition

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Pronunciation

- /ˈkuː.bɪk/
- Rhymes with: -uːbɪk

### Adjective

- Used in the names of units of volume formed by multiplying a
unit of length by itself twice.
- cubic metre, cubic foot

- Of a class of polynomial of the form a.x^3 + b.x^2 + c.x + d
- Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.

#### Derived terms

#### Translations

in the name of units of volume

- French: cube
- Greek: κυβικός (cuvikós)
- Italian: cubo
- Polish: sześcienny
- Russian: кубический
- Slovak: kubický
- Swedish: kubik-

of a polynomial of third degree

- French: cubique
- Italian: cubico, cubica
- Russian: кубический, третьей степени
- Swedish: tredjegrads-, kubisk

- ttbc Polish: trójmian (polynominal), sześcienny (cubic root) This cannot be right: the definition says "of a polynomial of third degree" and does not mention cube roots (there is no term "cubic root" in English, and "polynominal" is incorrect. Ensure these are adjectives and not nouns.)

### Noun

- A cubic curve.

#### Synonyms

#### Translations

cubic curve

- French: cubique
- Swedish: tredjegradskurva

# Extensive Definition

Cubic may refer to:

## General

- cubicle, a small area set off by walls for special use, such as a place to work, to shower, or with a toilet

## Science and mathematics

- cube, a
three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets
or sides, with three meeting at each vertex
- cubic crystal system, a crystal system where the unit cell is in the shape of a cube

- cubic curve (mathematics), a plane algebraic curve
- cubic function (mathematics), a polynomial of degree three
- cubic graph (mathematics - graph theory), a graph where all vertices have degree 3

## Pseudo-science

- cubic time, a website created by Gene Ray where he sets out his proposed description of the nature of the universe

## Arts and entertainment

- Cubic is the Scandinavian title for Equilibrium (2002 film), an action/science fiction film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer.

## Business

- Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., provides automated fare collection systems for public transport

Cubic Enterprises, Inc. is a packaging and
crating company in Cleveland, OH 60 Helwig Pkwy Berea, OH 44017 PH:
440-234-1311 http://www.cubicenterprises.com

## See also

cubic in Indonesian: Kubik

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

3-D, cube-shaped, cubed, cubiform, cuboid, diced, dimensional, flat, foursquare,
fourth-dimensional, oblong, orthogonal, proportional, quadrangular, quadrate, quadriform, quadrilateral, rectangular, rhombic, rhomboid, space, space-time, spatial, spatiotemporal, spherical, square, stereoscopic, superficial, surface, tetragonal, tetrahedral,
three-dimensional, trapezohedral, trapezoid, two-dimensional,
volumetric