- the determination of the cubic contents of something.
- cubic contents.
Origin of cubature
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This first result, multiplied by itself and by the height, gives the cubature of the tree.
- 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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