cubical

cubical
adj. [L. cubus, cube]
Cube-shaped.

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  • cubical — [kyo͞o′bi kəl] adj. cubic; esp., cube shaped cubically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Cubical — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubical — 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

  • cubical — cube shaped cube shaped cubical cubicaladj. Shaped like or approximately like a cube. Syn: cubelike, cubiform, cuboid, cuboidal. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubical — 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

  • Cubical atom — The cubical atom was an early atomic model in which electrons were positioned at the eight corners of a cube in a non polar atom or molecule. This theory was developed in 1902 by Gilbert N. Lewis and published in 1916 in the famous article The… …   Wikipedia

  • Cubical parabola — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubical parabola — Parabola Pa*rab o*la, n.; pl. {Parabolas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parabole}.] (Geom.) (a) A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cubical dilatation — tūrinis plėtimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cubical dilatation; cubical expansion; spatial expansion vok. Raumausdehnung, f; räumliche Ausdehnung, f; Volumenausdehnung, f rus. объёмное расширение, n pranc. dilatation cubique,… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • cubical expansion — tūrinis plėtimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cubical dilatation; cubical expansion; spatial expansion vok. Raumausdehnung, f; räumliche Ausdehnung, f; Volumenausdehnung, f rus. объёмное расширение, n pranc. dilatation cubique,… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • cubical lattice — kubinė gardelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cubical lattice vok. kubisches Gitter, n rus. кубическая решётка, f pranc. réseau cubique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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