[ kyoo-buh-cher ]
/ ˈkyu bə tʃər /
the determination of the cubic contents of something.
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Example sentences from the Web for cubature
This first result, multiplied by itself and by the height, gives the cubature of the tree.
British Dictionary definitions for cubature
/ (ˈkjuːbətʃə) /
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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