cubic meter


cubic meter
(m3)
   the SI unit of volume, equal to 106 cm3, 1000 liters, 35.3147 ft3, or 1.307 95 yd3. A cubic meter holds about 264.17 U.S. liquid gallons or 219.99 British Imperial gallons.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • cubic meter — noun A unit of volume, symbol m, equal to that of a cube having sides each one meter in length …   Wiktionary

  • cubic meter — unit of volume; capacity equal to 1000 liters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • normal cubic meter — (Nm3)    a unit of mass for gases equal to the mass of 1 cubic meter (35.3147 ft3) at a pressure of 1 atmosphere and at a standard temperature, often 0 °C (32 °F) or 20 °C (68 °F).    The term standard cubic meter is also used; sometimes both are …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • bank cubic meter — (BCM)    a traditional unit of volume in coal mining. A bank cubic meter represents the contents of a cubic meter of rock in place, before it is drilled and blasted …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • standard cubic meter —    see normal cubic meter; also see sccm …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 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

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  • Cubic metre — For The Flashbulb album, see M³ (album). CM3 redirects here. For the Cooking Mama game, see Cooking Mama 3: Shop Chop. One cubic metre of concrete (representing the world annual production per inhabitant) The cubic metre (US spelling: cubic meter …   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


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