What is cc? This topic contains 6 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by ankit 2 years, 9 months ago. Author Posts April 18, 2013 at 9:13 pm #2035 leela kishoreParticipant Points: 75 For bikes we used to describe them in cc, like 120cc, 180cc etc. What is cc? is it cubic centimeter, the volume of cylinder. April 19, 2013 at 7:28 pm #2036 Surjeet SankararajKeymaster Points: 627 You are absolutely right. CC stands for “cubic centimeters”. It is a measure of volume of air that can be taken into the cylinder of an engine when the piston moves outwards. April 20, 2013 at 12:22 pm #2037 leela kishoreParticipant Points: 75 For cars we have multi cylinders, In that case does cc refer to volume of one cylinder or sum of volumes of all cylinders? April 20, 2013 at 4:58 pm #2038 Surjeet SankararajKeymaster Points: 627 In a car, cc refers to the sum of volumes of all cylinders. April 20, 2013 at 8:36 pm #2039 leela kishoreParticipant Points: 75 what is horse power? April 21, 2013 at 12:27 am #2040 Surjeet SankararajKeymaster Points: 627 Start a new topic regarding this in thermal engineering forum: http://mechteacher.com/forums/forum/mechanical-engineering/thermal-engineering/ March 10, 2014 at 7:48 pm #3253 ankitParticipant Points: 15 power is an rate of doing work.When work is done at the rate of 736 Nm/s or 75 kgf m/s,the quantity of power being developed is known as Horse Power. Author Posts Tagged: Fifa 17 cions You must be logged in to reply to this topic.