cubature

[ kyoo-buh-cher ]
/ ˈkyu bə tʃər /
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noun

the determination of the cubic contents of something.
cubic contents.

Nearby words

  1. cuban royal palm,
  2. cuban sandwich,
  3. cubane,
  4. cubanelle,
  5. cubango,
  6. cubba,
  7. cubbena,
  8. cubby,
  9. cubbyhole,
  10. cube

Origin of cubature

1670–80; cube1 + -ature, after quadrature

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British Dictionary definitions for cubature

cubature

/ (ˈkjuːbətʃə) /

noun

the determination of the cubic contents of something
Also called: cubage cubic contents

Word Origin for cubature

C17: from cube 1 + -ature, on the model of quadrature

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