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The cubic metre (symbol ) is the SI derived unit of volume. It is the volume of a cube with edges one metre in length. Older equivalents were the stere and the kilolitre. The deprecation of the stere began in 1978, when the CIPM marked it (and several other metric units) as "undesirable" where not already in use, and strongly encouraged their discontinuation; in the United States, it was legally deprecated in 1982 (Federal Register, February 26, 1982, 47 FR 8399-8400) [1] (http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/register.html) [2] (http://www.sizes.com/units/stegravere.htm). SI derived units are part of the SI system of measurement units and are derived from the seven SI base units. ... Volume (also called capacity) is a quantification of how much space an object occupies. ... Three dimensions A cube (or hexahedron) is a Platonic solid composed of six square faces, with three meeting at each vertex. ... The metre, symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of length, in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. ... In general English usage, length (symbols: l, L) is but one particular instance of distance – an objects length is how long the object is – but in the physical sciences and engineering, the word length is in some contexts used synonymously with distance. Height is vertical distance; width (or breadth... The cubic metre (symbol m³) is the SI derived unit of volume. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... The Comité international des poids et mesures or The International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM) consists of eighteen persons from Member States of the Metre Convention. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

A cubic metre is equal to:

• 1,000 litres
• 1,000 cubic decimetres
• 1,000,000 cubic centimetres
• ~35.3 cubic feet (a cubic foot is exactly 0.028 316 846 592 m³)
• ~1.31 cubic yards (a cubic yard is exactly 0.764 554 857 984 m³)
• ~6.29 oil barrels (a bbl is exactly 0.158 987 294 928 m³)

A cubic metre of pure water at a temperature of 3.98 °C (degrees Celsius) and standard atmospheric pressure has a mass of 999.972 kg (nearly one tonne). The litre (or liter in US) is a metric unit of volume. ... The cubic foot (symbols ft³, cu. ... The cubic yard (symbols yd. ... See Barrel for other uses. ... Water (from the Old English word wæter) is a colorless, tasteless, and odorless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is known also as the most universal solvent. ... The degree Celsius (°C) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. ... diurnal (daily) rhythm of air pressure in northern Germany (black curve is air pressure) Atmospheric pressure is the pressure above any area in the Earths atmosphere caused by the weight of air. ... Mass is a property of physical objects that, roughly speaking, measures the amount of matter they contain. ... KG, Kg or kg may indicate: A Kampfgeschwader, a bomber squadron of the former German Luftwaffe Basketball Player Kevin Garnett An abbreviation for kilogram (always kg) Knight of the Garter, a British decoration Kongo language (ISO 639 alpha-2) An abbreviation for konig or king Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan) [1... A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 103 kg (= 106 g). ...

It is abbreviated m3 when superscripts aren't available (i.e. when there is no "³" key).

cubic decimetre << cubic metre << cubic kilometre A cubic decimetre (symbol dm³) is an SI derived unit of volume. ... A cubic kilometre (symbol km³) is an SI derived unit of volume. ...

• A cubic decimetre (symbol dm³) is the volume of a cube of side length 1 decimetre (10 cm).
• 1 cubic decimetre is equal to 1 litre. See 1 E-3 m³ for a comparison with other volumes.
• The old definition was the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees Celsius and 760 mm of mercury pressure, (or approximately 1.76 imperial pints or 1.057 U.S. liquid quarts).
• 1 E-3 m³ for a comparison with other volumes.
• A cubic centimetre (cm³) is equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre. It was the base unit of volume of the CGS system of units, and is a legitimate SI unit.
• The abbreviation cc, although not part of SI, is common in some contexts in English, particularly in American medicine (e.g. "300 cc of crystalloid is required to compensate for each 100 cc of blood loss"). It is also commonly used for denoting displacement of car and motorbike engines (e.g. "the Mini Cooper had a 1275 cc engine", "the 750 cc Superbike race"). Scientists and engineers often use older units that they are used to, in order to utilise their sense of expected magnitudes to catch errors in their calculations (although they may engender errors when communicating to others). Many astrophysicists tend to use the older CGS (centimetre, gram, second) units, while American aerospace engineers often work on vibration problems with forces in pounds and accelerations in inches per square second, as well as altitudes in feet or nautical miles.
• the "cc" is sometimes also abbreviated as ccm in European countries.
• A cubic millimetre (mm³) is a metric unit of volume, equal to that enclosed by a cube whose edges each measure one millimetre (mm). It is one thousand times smaller than a cubic centimeter, or one thousand million times smaller than a cubic metre.
• A cubic kilometre (symbol km³) is the volume of a cube of side length 1 kilometre (1000 metres).
• 1 E9 m³ for a comparison with other volumes.

• Conversion Calculator for Units of VOLUME (http://www.ex.ac.uk/trol/scol/index.htm)

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