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Definition of the noun cubit

What does cubit mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cubits

  1. an ancient unit of length based on the length of the forearm


"Cubit" is a video game.

  • genre: Puzzle game
  • released on (6 years ago)


CUBIT is an open source multi-touch system designed by Stefan Hechenberger and Addie Wagenknecht for Nortd Labs. It was developed to "demystify multitouch" technology through making its software and hardware open source and is a direct competitor of Microsoft Surface.

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Google previewThe Key of Destiny (1996)

by Harriette A. Curtiss, F. Homer Curtiss

The Hebrew sacred cubit equal* 25 "Pyramid inch**** (one five hundred millionth of the earth's axis) by which all planetary distance* can be exactly measured, thus showing the cubit is a celestial measure. 2« iPtmlm,, XXIII. 4. * Tkt Kty te thi ...

Google previewThe Jewish Study Bible (2014)

Second Edition by Adele Berlin, Marc Zvi Brettler

10: Cubits: A cubit is the distance from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger ...

Google previewAncient Greece from Homer to Alexander (2011)

The Evidence by Joseph Roisman

The cubit is a Latin term ...

Google previewSailing, Seamanship and Yacht Construction (2012)

by Uffa Fox

A cubit is the old standard of linear measurement, being the length of a man's arm from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, about 18 inches. So the Ark was quite a large cruiser, being a threedecker, 450 feet overall with a beam of ...

Google previewA Walk Through Revelation (2010)

by John S. Darden

Supposing the cubit is a foot and one half the wall is about 216 feet ...

Google previewMathematics: A Practical Odyssey (2015)

by David B. Johnson, Thomas A. Mowry

Since a cubit is a relatively small length, it is an inconvenient unit to use in measuring large distances. Consequently, the Egyptians defined a khet to equal 100 cubits; khets were used when land was surveyed. The basic unit of area used by ...

Google previewGallant (The Innerworld Affairs Series, Book 3) (2013)

by Marilyn Campbell

Cubit is the most popular gambling game throughout the galaxy. The players and bystanders bet on the outcome, which color quad one will get first and whether or not either player will roll a quad on an initial try.

Google previewIraq (2000)

Old Land, New Nation in Conflict by William Spencer

(A cubit is an ancient measurement of length, from the tip of the middle finger to the point of the elbow.) There were guard towers at each of the four corners of the walls. The inner city contained palaces, temples, the ziggurat of Marduk (the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distances (2016)

by Michel Marie Deza, Elena Deza

Other old English units of length: barleycorn D 13 inch; digit D 34 inches and palm, hand, shaftment, span, cubit D 3; 4; 6; 9;

The cubit was used, in the temples of Ancient Egypt from at least 2700 BC, as follows: 1 ordinary Egyptian cubit D 6 ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

Ifitishalf thelong cubit,the spanwould beabout 10 1/2 inches; if half the common cubit, it was about 8 3/4 inches. The handbreadthorpalm is a sixthof a cubit, consisting of thebreadth ofthehandat the base of the four fingers. This measure isa little ...

Google previewCalmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Calmet's great dictionary of the Holy Bible (1813)

by Augustin Calmet

cubit high 5 from "p gamad, a cubit. The Septuagint, stout men, or guards; from the Greek word rvyuo, who fights with the jist; or rather, from roxv, a cubit; or rvyw8, the measure from the § ow ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

CUBIT, ku'bit (mpS, 'ammdh; irfixys, ptchus): The standard for measures of length among the Hebrews. They derived it from the Babylonians, but a similar measure was used in Egypt with which they must have been familiar. The length of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Suffolk Crests (1998)

Heraldic Crests of Suffolk Families by Joan Corder, John Blatchly

A cubit arm erect habited Or holding in the hand three ostrich feathers the inner one Sable the outer ones Or. WYNTER. Fairbairn. 'ofAldeburgh, Suff. ' A hand couped from the elbow ...

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Cubit Meaning

Video shows what cubit means. A unit of linear measure, no longer in use, originally equal to the length of the forearm.. The ulna.. cubit synonyms: ell, a unit of ...

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Scrabble value of C3U1B3I1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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