Meaning | A unit of measurement of volume or capacity. |
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Synonyms | volume unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit |
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Part of | volume | The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object |
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Narrower | acre-foot | The volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot |
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acre inch | One twelfth of an acre-foot |

board foot | The volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick |

cord | A unit of amount of wood cut for burning |

cran | A capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring |

cubic foot, cu ft | The volume equal to a cube one foot on each side |

cubic inch, cu in | The volume equal to a cube one inch on each side |

cubic yard, yard | A unit of volume (as for sand or gravel) |

dry unit, dry measure | A unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain) |

fathom, fthm | (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore |

field capacity | The maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold |

hin | ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons |

homer, kor | An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths / baths or 10 ephahs |

last | A unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels |

liquid unit, liquid measure | A unit of capacity for liquids / liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids / liquids or their containers) |

metric capacity unit | A capacity unit defined in metric terms |

standard | A board measure = 1980 board feet |

Broader | unit of measurement, unit | Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange |
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Spanish | medida de capacidad, unidad de volumen |
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Catalan | mesura de capacitat, unitat de volum |
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