Definitions

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  • noun A measure of the rate of flow of fluid, especially through a pipeline, equal to one cubic metre per second.

Etymologies

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From cubic + metre + second.

Examples

  • Imagine a river flowing at 1 cumec cubic metre per second into a well mixed lake of volume of 50 million cubic meters, then an outflow at 1 cumec to the ocean.

    Unthreaded #17 « Climate Audit

  • The inflow to the dam, at present 106 percent full, was expected to rise to 4500 cumec during the day.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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