cubic measure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cubic measure a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
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In literature:

My patients breathe in cubic feet, and swallow their doses in grains, and have their inflation measured in inches.
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
The largest cranium of any Gorilla yet measured contained 34.5 cubic inches.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
The apples are measured in the wagon box, one and a half cubic feet being accounted a bushel.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882" by Various
The explosion produced an excavation measuring fully a cubic yard.
"Facing the Flag" by Jules Verne
Five hundred and eighty-one cubic discharges were measured under very varied conditions.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
GRAVIMETRIC DENSITY, is the weight of a given measured quantity: it is usually expressed by the weight of a cubic foot in ounces.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Suppose a cubic meter of Pennsylvania natural gas, measured under standard conditions, were to be burned.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Solid or Cubic Measure.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
The excavated earth of such a drain, measures not quite three cubic yards.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
I don't know what it is they measure you in, whether in centimetres or cubic feet or what it is.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock
Slab and other offal of timber, sold at the yards, by fathom lots: cubic measurement.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I never met a Burman who had any idea of cubic measurement, though land measurement they pick up very quickly.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
But, after all, literature is not to be estimated by cubic feet or pounds averdupois, nor measured by the bushel or the yardstick.
"The Impending Crisis of the South" by Hinton Rowan Helper
Consider, for example, a cubic yard of air, which, if measured at the freezing-point, weighs considerably over two pounds.
"Scientific Culture, and Other Essays" by Josiah Parsons Cooke
We measure lengths, weights, cubic contents of objects, all by comparison, direct or indirect, with other objects.
"Social Value" by B. M. Anderson
The bales should measure 10 cubic feet, that is a density of 28 lbs.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
It is convenient to weigh in grams and to measure in cubic centimeters because in this way calculation is easy.
"The Potter's Craft" by Charles F. Binns
Gas is measured by the cubic foot, and its price estimated per 1000 cubic feet.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In news:

Officials say a record high pollen count of 9,369 particles of pollen per cubic meter was measured in metro Atlanta on Tuesday.
The scale of the operation can only be measured in thousands of tons and cubic yards and it's only a fraction of the construction debris coming out of the New York City area in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Do you prefer to measure interior volume in cubic inches rather than in cubic feet.

In science:

They use cubic graph to generate the Belyi surfaces and endow the set surfaces with probability measure inherit from random cubic graphs.
The length of closed geodesics on random Riemann Surfaces
To work with the set of surfaces generated from random cubic graphs with n vertices, we will need a probability measure for the set of such graphs.
The length of closed geodesics on random Riemann Surfaces
We will endow the set of oriented cubic graphs with a probability measure by picking a graph using the con figuration model and then flipping an unbi ased coin at each vertex to pick an orientation.
The length of closed geodesics on random Riemann Surfaces
The random-cluster measure φp,q on the cubic lattice Ld may be obtained as a weak limit (with so-called free boundary conditions) of the random-cluster measure on finite boxes Λ, as Λ ↑ Zd .
Flows and ferromagnets
We note that our “metric” for measuring resolution in terms of grid point per wavelength assumes square or cubic mesh cells.
On Validating an Astrophysical Simulation Code
At this stage one could implement L¨uscher’s formula for measuring phase shifts in a cubical periodic box .
Nuclear Lattice Simulations with EFT
Qiu and Xia (1998a,b) extended these measurements to convection in cubic cells, finding the same scaling exponents as in the cylindrical case.
Large scale dynamics in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
This way the CZ on the upper two rails together with the two homodyne detections can be interpreted as a collective, homodyne-based CV two-mode Bell measurement on an input state |ψi and one half of a nonGaussian resource state which is the cubic phase state coupled to a momentum-squeezed state through a CV CZ gate.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
As a result, only the cubic gate can realized using cubic resources and Gaussian measurements and corrections; a quartic gate requires linear measurements, but cubic corrections which, of course, may also be implemented using cubic offline resources.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
An additional nonlinear measurement such as photon counting is needed in order to be able to realize gates of cubic or higher order.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
The resource state remains Gaussian, the measurements are CV homodyne detections and DV photon number measurements to teleport the cubic phase state into the middle rail.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
The initial cubic phase state depends on the measurement outcome n and extra squeezing corrections S are needed to obtain a cubic gate of any desired strength κ.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
As the desired cubic gate is nonGaussian, the order of the measurements matters and the number measurement has to be done first.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
Thus a general model of this type can have eight soft breaking scalar masses, though specific models may have fewer parameters. (In addition there are, of course, gaugino masses and cubic and quadratic soft breaking parameters.) The δi measure the amount non-universality in the scalar soft breaking masses.
Seeing Planck Scale Physics At Accelerators
Our results for both the scaling functions obtained for the parallel-plate geometry and for cubic geometry with open BC along the finite dimensions are in very good agreement with the recent very high quality experimental measurements with no free parameters.
Heat capacity scaling function for confined superfluids