What do they call French toast in France? (And other similar questions)

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(of measure, shape)cúbico*cubic measure*—*medida de capacidad*feminine*The price of the gas in Shanghai will be 1.32 yuan per cubic metre.**Two thousand Vietnamese rivers carry nearly a trillion cubic meters of water to the sea every year, fed by rains that in some parts of the country total an astonishing 10 feet a year.**This waterfall is over 1,700 meters wide and drops an average of 550,000 cubic meters of water over the edge every minute.**Like the others, the cubic room had two small beds, two desks, a row of different robes hanging from hooks, and a band of light-refracting crystal lining the wall.**Webster's would say that volume is the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional figure as measured in cubic units.**The per capita availability of water was 6,008 cubic metres in 1947.**They usually were of cubic shape, and were sealed with an airtight lock that ran three-quarters of the way around the middle of the box, leaving one side to hinge on.**For eight months up to eight Russian and international volunteers at a time called their combined 300 cubic metre volume home.**At 4:35 pm, the flow volume reached 750 cubic metres per second.**Into this cubic void, subsidiary planes of glass are placed so that the immediate lobby reads as a transparent box inside a larger, virtual box.**The cool rationality of the grid spells order and control - no mysterious darkness or dirty corners - and the geometry of the cubic masses registers timeless perfection.**The main corridor then leads past two shops featuring clothing, perfumes, jewelry and souvenirs, and a double row of cubic insets displaying colorful Greek rocks and gems.**The pool takes up a volume of 66 cubic metres and weighs over 80 metric tons.**Let us consider the density of the egg to be 1.3 grams per cubic centimeter.**The main villain is Doctor Cube, who wears a white cubic helmet with a frowning visage that resembles an embittered smiley face.**It is estimated that a million cubic meters of water is capable of creating 200 jobs in direct and indirect agriculturally generated occupations.**They sprayed the flow with 6 million cubic meters of water, hoping to cool the lava enough - by about 50 degrees Celsius - so that it would solidify.**Even though there was a complete absence of light, somehow Terry knew that he was in a cubic room, and there was no way to get out.**When the offending device had finally been removed, she didn't notice even then; her mind had been made as pure as the cubic room she was contained in.**A 737 freighter can carry about 16 tonnes, and has about 120 cubic metres of volume.**The five-story addition echoes the existing cubic structure and is connected to it by a two-story link that will house several galleries and public spaces.**Lacking some 2.6 billion cubic metres of water a year, Shaanxi Province is suffering from insufficient rainfall and a low water utilization ratio.**Almost square in plan, the mosque has a flat roof, making it cubic in shape.**The treatment plant currently processes 1.2 million cubic metres of water a day, representing 40 per cent of the total water used in Hong Kong each day.**The food had been made into small rectangular, spherical or cubic portions, in contrast to those consumed by American or Russian astronauts, who sucked food from tube-type containers.**Located in a sprawling storefront loft on Sherbrooke just west of St-Denis, the glass-fronted cubic space with ultra-high ceilings has a museum-of-the-future feel to it.**That was too familiar and so were the cubic structures that rose out of the ground.**This ratio, one of his own devising, has remained virtually constant in all of his cubic openwork structures.**As the earth's crust was forced upwards, it displaced hundreds of cubic metres of water along an area as large as 1000 km long and 100 km wide.**There's nothing new about his style, for it reminds me of Andri Masson's painting, especially the way he strokes the brush and plays with cubic shapes.**The upper portion of the portal is formed by a composition of squares and cubic inscriptions in carved relief.**Other units, such as cubic meters or imperial gallons, can be converted to the U.S. barrel fairly easily.**The Adamstown Treatment Plant, at Kilmeaden will be duplicated, thus increasing its output capacity from 32,500 to 53,000 cubic metres of water per day.**Bailing of the waste plastic will take place on site and each bail will measure about one cubic metre.**It turns out that these metal-organic building blocks crystallize in the form of a three-dimensional grid with very large cubic cavities.**Basra's water authority is constructing 12 small purification units that will eventually produce 25 cubic meters of clean water every hour.**One cubic metre of spruce weighs about 450 kilograms.**La Defense is a strikingly modern part of Paris, dominated by the gleaming cubic shape of the Arche de la Defense.**The work is described as a large cubic structure that can be triggered by a control unit to affect the earth's speed of rotation.**There are also a few huge boulders which were chiselled into cubic shapes centuries ago and now serve as surreal houses and stables.*

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Mathematics(equation/expression) de tercer grado*cubic meter*—*metro cúbico*masculine*What are the general solutions to cubic and quartic polynomial equations?**Historically, imaginary numbers first came to light when trying to solve cubic equations, rather than quadratics.**Khayyam also wrote that he hoped to give a full description of the algebraic solution of cubic equations in a later work.**The first person known to have solved cubic equations algebraically was del Ferro but he told nobody of his achievement.**He solved cubic equations by extending an algorithm for finding cube roots.**Like Mazur, Pesic starts at the beginning with the irrationality of square roots and proceeds to the solution of cubic and quartic equations.**Lagrange's main object was to find out why cubic and quartic equations could be solved algebraically.**We are told that there are similar formulae for roots of cubic and quartic polynomial equations, but these are more complicated, and so, in school we are not taught these formulas.*

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