Cubature
Cubature Cu"ba*ture (k?"b?-t?r; 135), n. [L. cubus cube: cf. F. cubature. See {Cube}.] The process of determining the solid or cubic contents of a body. [1913 Webster]

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  • cubature — [ kybatyr ] n. f. • 1702; lat. sc. cubatura, de cubus « cube », d apr. quadratura ♦ Géom. Transformation (d un volume) en un cube de volume égal. Cubature d une pyramide. ● cubature nom féminin Détermination du cube dont le volume est égal à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cubature — [kyo͞o′bə chər] n. [< L cubus, CUBE1, after (QUADR)ATURE] 1. the determination of cubic content 2. cubic content …   English World dictionary

  • cubature — (ku ba tu r ) s. f. Réduction géométrique d un solide quelconque à un cube équivalent en volume. •   La cubature de la sphère ou la cubature des coins et des pyramides sphériques que l on démontre égales à des pyramides rectilignes est encore un… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cubature — /kyooh beuh cheuhr/, n. 1. the determination of the cubic contents of something. 2. cubic contents. [1670 80; CUBE1 + ature, after QUADRATURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cubature — [ kju:bətʃə] noun the determination of the volume of a solid …   English new terms dictionary

  • cubature — cu·ba·ture …   English syllables

  • cubature — cu•ba•ture [[t]ˈkyu bə tʃər, ˌtʃʊər[/t]] n. 1) wam the determination of the cubic contents of something 2) wam cubic contents • Etymology: 1670–80; cube I+ ature, after quadrature …   From formal English to slang

  • cubature — /ˈkjubətʃə/ (say kyoohbuhchuh) noun 1. the determination of the cubic contents of a thing. 2. cubic contents. {Latin cubus cube, on model of quadrature} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cubature — ˈkyübəˌchu̇(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: cube (I) + ature (as in quadrature) 1. : determination of cubic contents 2. : cubic content, volume …   Useful english dictionary

  • cubature unit — noun a unit of measurement of volume or capacity • Syn: ↑volume unit, ↑capacity unit, ↑capacity measure, ↑cubage unit, ↑cubic measure, ↑cubic content unit, ↑displacement unit • …   Useful english dictionary

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