Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A volumetric unit for measuring the flow of liquids, equal to one cubic foot per second.

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

Etymologies

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

[cu(bic) + sec(ond).]

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Blend of cubic and second

Examples

  • A cusec is a cubic foot of water flow per second.)

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Once the water volume exceeds 150,000 cusec, alert is sounded.

    The Himalayan Times RSS

  • Bangladesh agreed to India withdrawing 1.82 cusec of water from Feni river for drinking water supply schemes, the statement said.

    Analysis

  • The Prakasam barrage at Vijayawada received a record-breaking 11 lakh cusec water on Monday night and kept all its 70 gates open to discharge the water.

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  • CHANDIGARH: The water level of Ghaggar river has receded to a significant level and the flow of water in Ottu Weir has reduced to 9,000 cusec today as compared to 20,000 cusecs yesterday.

    www.punjabnewsline.com

  • Water flow in the river was 218,610 cusec on Tuesday afternoon, the highest this year.

    The Himalayan Times RSS

  • But the State government has asked for new designs after the recent floods in which the discharge at Prakasam Barrage crossed the 10 lakh-cusec mark.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • In his reply, the minister said the chief minister had already asked the Punjab government to release the state's share of 72,248 cusec of water from the Ranjit Sagar Dam.

    Analysis

  • Meanwhile, 1.25 lakh cusec of water has been released in the river Ganga following about a dozen villages, mostly in Patiali and Soron regions, in Etah district have submerged.

    The Times of India

  • Punjab to release forthwith the State's share of 72,248 cusec-days of

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