Cube

Definition of Cube

Pronunciation: kūbd
n.1.(Geom.) A regular solid body, with six equal square sides.
2.(Math.) The product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64, the cube of 4.
Cube ore
(Min.) pharmacosiderite. It commonly crystallizes in cubes of a green color.
Cube root
(Math.) the number or quantity which, multiplied into itself, and then into the product, produces the given cube; thus, 3 is the cube root of 27, for 3x3x3 = 27.
Cube spar
(Min.) anhydrite; anhydrous calcium sulphate.
v. t.1.To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of.
[imp. & p. p. Cubed (kūbd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cubing.]

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block, cut, dice, regular hexahedron
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