Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cubic content, volume, or displacement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cubic measurement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of determining the cubic contents of something; cubature.
  • n. The cubic contents measured.

Etymologies

Borrowing from French cubage (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Elder holen talked, Mr. Brondear with great sound, G.I.M.E. master in science and technology power have able to put cubage as body cell instrument, safe planted in some places of body.

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  • “Do you think we should put up the available cubage on our site?”

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  • Electric power for grow lights wasn't free, but it was far less expensive than paying for the balcony shaft's wasted cubage.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Initially, many Galactics had objected to the Ten Thousand Acres as an appalling waste of cubage.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Earth was a new and different place to live, but with Terran life expectancies approaching the Galactic norm and the immigration boom at an end, residential cubage was hard to find.

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  • With the land rush fading into history, the Ten Thousand Acres had proven a useful way of opening up a steady trickle of cubage.

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  • More than half the cubage is taken up by packaging and protections.

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  • If you consider the alternatives in order theory, the number of bodies required to lift that cubage, it works out about even.

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  • Money is nothing; weight and cubage are all that count-our total wealth is what mules can take through that notch. \par

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  • Her pay load was higher than necessary for the job, since passengers weigh little for the cubage they clutter-but that would make her lively, which might be critically important.

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