Unit of measurement derived from combing Yard (unit of measure) with Cubic (3 dimensional) cubic adj # relating to or resembling a cube.
- having three dimensions.
- math of or involving a number or quantity that is raised to the third power, eg a cubic equation (in which the highest power of the unknown variable is three).
- math said of a unit of volume: equal to that contained in a cube of specified dimensions • a cubic metre. cubical adj.
cubicle noun a small compartment for sleeping or undressing in, screened for privacy. ETYMOLOGY: 15c: from Latin cubiculum bedchamber, from cubare to lie down.
yard noun in the imperial system: a unit of length equal to 3 feet (0.9144m).