bale cubic

[ beyl-kyoo-bik ]

  1. the space available in a ship's hold for the stowage of general cargo, measured in cubic feet: The barge has a bale cubic of 1,420,000 cubic feet.

Origin of bale cubic

First recorded in 1920–25; see origin at bale1, cubic

Words Nearby bale cubic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023