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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
  2. (algebraic geometry) Of a class of polynomial of the form  
  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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