capacity measure

Definitions of capacity measure
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n a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Synonyms:
capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, volume unit
Types:
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cu in, cubic inch
the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side
cu ft, cubic foot
the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side
cord
a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
liquid measure, liquid unit
a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)
dry measure, dry unit
a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
metric capacity unit
a capacity unit defined in metric terms
cran
a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
field capacity
the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold
homer, kor
an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
hin
ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
fathom, fthm
(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
acre-foot
the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters
acre inch
one twelfth of an acre-foot
board foot
the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
standard
a board measure = 1980 board feet
cubic yard, yard
a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
last
a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
United States liquid unit
a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
ardeb
a unit of dry measure used in Egypt
arroba
a liquid measure (with different values) used in some Spanish speaking countries
bath
an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
epha, ephah
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
mutchkin
a Scottish unit of liquid measure equal to 0.9 United States pint
oka
a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints
United States dry unit
a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System
cubic millimeter, cubic millimetre
a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge
cc, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, mil, milliliter, millilitre, ml
a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
centiliter, centilitre, cl
a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter
deciliter, decilitre, dl
a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre, l, liter, litre
a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
cubic meter, cubic metre, kiloliter, kilolitre
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre
a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
Type of:
unit, unit of measurement
any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

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