Cubic

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Cubic may refer to:

Science and mathematics

  • Cube (algebra), "cubic" measurement
  • Cube, a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex
  • Cubic equation (mathematics), an equation of degree three
  • Cubic form A homogeneous polynomial of degree 3
  • Cubic function (mathematics), a polynomial of degree three
  • Cubic graph (mathematics - graph theory), a graph where all vertices have degree 3
  • Cubic plane curve (mathematics), a plane algebraic curve C defined by a cubic equation
  • Cubic reciprocity (mathematics - number theory), a theorem analogous to quadratic reciprocity
  • Cubic surface, an algebraic surface in three-dimensional projective space
  • Cubic zirconia (or Cubic zirconium), in geology, a mineral that is widely synthesized for use as a diamond simulant

Computing

  • Cubic IDE, a modular development environment
  • CUBIC TCP, a TCP congestion-avoidance strategy

Media

  • Equilibrium (film) (released in Scandinavia as Cubic (film)), 2002 science-fiction film by Kurt Wimmer starring Christian Bale

Organizations

  • Cubic Corporation, parent company of Cubic Defense Applications and Cubic Transportation Systems

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Cubic"
  • All pages with titles containing "Cubic"
  • Cube (disambiguation)
  • Cubicle, a small area set off by walls for special use, such as a place to work, to shower, or with a toilet
  • Quadratic, relating to degree 2, as next lower below cubic
  • Quartic, relating to degree 4, as next higher above cubic

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  • cubic — CÚBIC, Ă, cubici, ce, adj. De forma unui cub (1), Privitor la cub. ♢ Zahăr cubic = zahăr în formă de mici paralelipipede regulate, cu baza pătratică. ♦ Care conţine puterea a treia a unei mărimi. – Din fr. cubique, lat. cubicus. Trimis de cristi …   Dicționar Român

  • cubic — cubic, cubical Cubical means only ‘shaped like a cube’ (a case that s roughly cubical in shape) whereas cubic has other meanings as well, as in cubic equation, cubic measure, cubic metre, etc., and also the meaning ‘cube shaped’ in technical… …   Modern English usage

  • Cubic — Cu bic (k? b?k), Cubical Cu bic*al ( b? kal), a. [L. cubicus, Gr. ?????: cf. F. cubique. See {Cube}.] 1. Having the form or properties of a cube; contained, or capable of being contained, in a cube. [1913 Webster] 2. (Crystallog.) Isometric or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubic — cu‧bic [ˈkjuːbɪk] adjective cubic centimetre/​metre/​unit etc a measurement of space which is calculated by multiplying the length of something by its width and height: • The well produced 19.4 million cubic metres of gas. * * * cubic UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • Cubic — Cu bic, n. (Geom.) A curve of the third degree. [1913 Webster] {Circular cubic}. See under {Circular}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the shape of a cube. 2) (of a unit of measurement) equal to the volume of a cube whose side is one of the linear unit specified: a cubic metre. 3) involving the cube (and no higher power) of a quantity or variable.… …   English terms dictionary

  • cubic — [kyo͞o′bik] adj. [ME cubik < OFr cubique < L cubicus < Gr kybikos: see CUBE1] 1. having the shape of a cube 2. having three dimensions, or having the volume of a cube whose length, width, and depth (or height) each measure the given unit …   English World dictionary

  • Cubic 22 — were a dance music project, made up of two Belgian producers that first started recording in the early 1990s. Peter Ramson and Danny Van Wauwe also went on to issue material under various pseudonyms.[1] The duo were a part of the burgeoning house …   Wikipedia

  • cubic — (adj.) 1550s, from M.Fr. cubique (14c.), from L. cubicus, from Gk. kybikos, from kybos cube (see CUBE (Cf. cube)). Related: Cubical …   Etymology dictionary

  • cubic — cubicity /kyooh bis i tee/, n. /kyooh bik/, adj. 1. having three dimensions; solid. 2. having the form of a cube; cubical. 3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel. 4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that… …   Universalium

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