cubature

[kyoo-buh-cher]
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noun

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

Origin of cubature

1670–80; cube1 + -ature, after quadrature
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cubature

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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