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To express the cubic content of a turnip, you must be all round it at once.

The dirt contained one cent and a fifth of gold in a cubic foot.

A man will throw in from two to five cubic yards of dirt in one day.

In a cubic foot there will of course be 1728 times that number.

That a mass of ice about a cubic yard in size had fallen at Candeish, India, 1828.

More than forty million cubic yards of earth and rock were excavated.

This is because it takes a greater number of batches to the cubic yard.

A cubic foot of water weighs 62.5 pounds, and contains 7½ gallons.

This gives to each individual about eleven cubic miles of air.

In the twenty-four hours its output is 6,716 cubic yards of water.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French cubique (14c.), from Latin cubicus, from Greek kybikos, from kybos "cube" (see cube (n.)). Related: Cubical.

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foot

nountwelve inches/30.48 centimeters measured
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