Cu·bic Cu·bic·al a.
1. Having the form or properties of a cube; contained, or capable of being contained, in a cube.
2. Crystallog. Isometric or monometric; as, cubic cleavage. See Crystallization.
Cubic equation, an equation in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a cube.
Cubic foot, a volume equivalent to a cubical solid which measures a foot in each of its dimensions.
Cubic number, a number produced by multiplying a number into itself, and that product again by the same number. See Cube.
Cubical parabola Geom., two curves of the third degree, one plane, and one on space of three dimensions.
adj : shaped like a cube [syn: cubelike, cube-shaped, cubiform,