cubic centimeter

cubic centimeter
(cm3 or cc)
   the CGS unit of volume, equal to 10-6 cubic meter, 1 milliliter, or about 0.061 023 7 cubic inch.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • cubic centimeter — noun a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter • Syn: ↑milliliter, ↑millilitre, ↑mil, ↑ml, ↑cubic centimetre, ↑cc • Hypernyms: ↑metric capacity unit …   Useful english dictionary

  • cubic centimeter — (cc) Metric measurement of engine displacement. 1000 cc = 1 liter (litre) which is about 61 cubic inches (61.02374409). Thus a 428 cubic inch engine is 7 liters (428/61) and a 2 liter engine is 122 cubic inches (2 x 61) …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cubic centimeter — noun A unit of volume equal to that of a cube having sides each one centimeter in length, commonly used in fluid measure and for engine sizes. Symbols: cm and cc …   Wiktionary

  • cubic centimeter — (cm3) (cc) a unit of volume equal to that of a cube one centimeter on a side, equal to 1 mL or 10−6 m3 …   Medical dictionary

  • cubic centimeter — volume of a cube (one centimeter in length, width and height) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cubic measure — n. a system of measuring volume in cubic units, in which 1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot, and 1,000 cubic millimeters = 1 cubic centimeter: see the table of weights and measures in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • cubic measure — noun a unit of measurement of volume or capacity • Syn: ↑volume unit, ↑capacity unit, ↑capacity measure, ↑cubage unit, ↑cubic content unit, ↑displacement unit, ↑cubature unit • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cubic centimetre — A cubic centimetre (or cubic centimeter in US English) (symbol cm3 the abbreviations cc and ccm, though widely used, are deprecated[1]) is a commonly used unit of volume extending the derived SI unit cubic metre, and corresponds to the volume of… …   Wikipedia

  • cubic measure — 1. the measurement of volume or space by means of cubic units. 2. a system of such units, esp. that in which 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot and 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard, or that in which 1000 cubic millimeters = 1 cubic centimeter, 1000… …   Universalium

  • cubic — cubicity /kyooh bis i tee/, n. /kyooh bik/, adj. 1. having three dimensions; solid. 2. having the form of a cube; cubical. 3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel. 4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that… …   Universalium

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