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A cubic shape (3)
polynomial degrees
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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.
    • 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      On one recent day, officials said the fine dust concentration levels in Seoul rose above 130 micrograms per cubic meter.
      (file)
    cubic foot
    Coordinate terms: linear, square
  2. (algebraic geometry) Of a class of polynomial of the form  
  3. (crystallography) Having three equal axes and all angles 90°.
    cubic cleavage
    Synonyms: isometric, monometric

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cubic (plural cubics)

  1. (algebraic geometry) A cubic curve.
    Synonym: cubic curve

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