Usage examples for cubic

  1. The larger part, occupying nearly two- thirds of the entire cubic space, was the drawing- room, a noble chamber, large and lofty. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  2. They are each formed of several cubic masses superimposed one upon another and diminishing in volume in proportion to their height in the monument. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  3. Seven hundred and eight thousand cubic yards of masonry were used. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  4. If the cubic foot of brass is rolled or flattened out in a sheet, and formed or pressed into the shape of a boat hull, as shown in Fig. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  5. The main canal was originally forty miles long, averaging 109 feet wide, with an average slope of one foot to the mile, and capable of carrying seven feet four inches of water, or 10, 000 cubic feet, per second. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  6. The total number of soil particles in even a small quantity of cultivated soil is far beyond the ordinary limits of thought, ranging from 125, 000 particles of coarse sand to 15, 625, 000, 000, 000 particles of the finest silt in one cubic inch. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  7. When the water displaced by his body overflowed, he noticed the fact of displacement, and at once perceived its applicability to the cubic measurement of complicated bodies. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  8. Recupero estimated the volume of water at 16, 000, 000 cubic feet, probably a greater amount than could be furnished by the sudden melting of all the winter's snow on the mountain. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  9. Compare them on the basis of weight, or cubic contents, and you would get ratios quite different from the ratio which actually is the ratio of exchange. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  10. 8. If 30 cubic inches of air are passed into the lungs at each inspiration and . – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  11. With every cubic inch of air seemingly filled with death- whining bullets from the ground guns, Dave rocketed the 110 recklessly downward and let go with all his guns and air cannon. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  12. To illustrate: In one cubic inch of sand soil the total surface exposed by the soil grains varies from 42 square inches to 27 square feet; in one cubic inch of silt soil, from 27 square feet to 72 square feet, and in one cubic inch of an ordinary soil the total surface exposed by the soil grains is about 25 square feet. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  13. The amount is estimated at one hundred and fifty- nine cubic miles annually- that is, it would fill annually a tank one hundred and fifty- nine miles long, a mile wide, and a mile high. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  14. He took it serenely then, as one of the established things upon the earth, and put us in the regular list of homes upon his round, that he was to leave so many cubic feet of light at daily. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  15. One of the lower windows was open, affording her ladyship the necessary cubic supply of air. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  16. I found him in conversation with an emaciated, bedraggled woman standing by an enormous bundle, about three times her own cubic bulk, which she had rested on the slimy pavement. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  17. Cubic inches of cast iron X 0. 26 lbs. – Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery by Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
  18. I'd give a lot for ten cubic feet of 'Frisco fog right now! – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  19. A thought is not a thing which can be measured by a foot- rule, as things in space can be; the greatness of an idea is not one which measures so many yards by so many; a conception has no cubic contents; a toothache cannot be put in a pair of scales, nor can any process of chemical analysis be applied to hope or fear. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons