cubic foot


cubic foot
(ft3, cu ft, or cf)
   a traditional unit of volume in English speaking countries. One cubic foot equals 1728 in3, 1/27 yd3, 0.028 316 85 m3, or 28.316 85 liters. The cubic foot also holds about 7.4805 U.S. liquid gallons or about 6.2288 British Imperial gallons.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • Cubic foot — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cubic foot — Cubic Cu bic (k? b?k), Cubical Cu bic*al ( b? kal), a. [L. cubicus, Gr. ?????: cf. F. cubique. See {Cube}.] 1. Having the form or properties of a cube; contained, or capable of being contained, in a cube. [1913 Webster] 2. (Crystallog.) Isometric …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cubic foot — The cubic foot is an Imperial and US customary (non metric) unit of volume, used in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one foot (0.3048 m) in length. Contents 1 Conversions 2 Symbols 3 …   Wikipedia

  • cubic foot — noun the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cu ft • Hypernyms: ↑volume unit, ↑capacity unit, ↑capacity measure, ↑cubage unit, ↑cubic measure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cubic foot — Dieser Artikel erläutert die Abkürzung cft; für CFT siehe Begriffsklärung CFT. Einheit Norm Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Einheitenname cubic foot Einheitenzeichen cft Dimensionsname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cubic foot — (cf), natural gas   The amount of natural gas contained at standard temperature and pressure (60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14.73 pounds standard per square inch) in a cube whose edges are one foot long.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information… …   Energy terms

  • cubic foot — noun A measure of volume or capacity equivalent to that of a cube having unit dimension of one foot; equals 28.32 litres …   Wiktionary

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

  • cubic foot — 957.5 fl oz, 59.84 pt, 28.317 mL, 0.0283 m3. Abbreviated as ft3 …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Cubic foot per second — A cubic foot per second (also cfs, cu ft/s, cusec and ft³/s) is an Imperial unit / U.S. customary unit volumetric flow rate, which is equivalent to a volume of 1 cubic foot flowing every second. Current official usage is largely confined to the… …   Wikipedia


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