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1cube

noun \ˈkyüb\

Definition of CUBE

1
a :  the regular solid of six equal square sides — see volume table
b :  something shaped like a cube <an ice cube>
c :  cubicle 2 <an office cube>
2
:  the product of a number multiplied by itself twice

Origin of CUBE

Latin cubus, from Greek kybos die, cube
First Known Use: 1551

Rhymes with CUBE

2cube

adjective

Definition of CUBE

:  raised to the third power

First Known Use of CUBE

1570

Rhymes with CUBE

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3cube

verb

: to cut (food) into small cubes

mathematics : to multiply (a number) by itself twice

cubedcub·ing

Full Definition of CUBE

transitive verb
1
:  to raise to the third power
2
:  to form into a cube
3
:  to cut partly through (a steak) in a checkered pattern to increase tenderness by breaking the fibers
cub·er noun

Examples of CUBE

  1. Cube the carrots and potatoes.
  2. three slices of bread, cubed

First Known Use of CUBE

1588

4cube

noun cu·be \ˈkyü-ˌbā, kyü-ˈ\

Definition of CUBE

:  any of several tropical American plants (genus Lonchocarpus) furnishing rotenone

Variants of CUBE

cu·be or cu· \ˈkyü-ˌbā, kyü-ˈ\

Origin of CUBE

American Spanish cubé
First Known Use: 1924
CUBING Defined for Kids

1cube

noun \ˈkyüb\

Definition of CUBE for Kids

1
:  a solid body having six equal square sides
2
:  the product obtained by multiplying the square of a number by the number itself <The number 27 is the cube of 3.>

2cube

verb
cubedcub·ing

Definition of CUBE for Kids

1
:  to take (a number) as a factor three times <The number 3 cubed is 27.>
2
:  to cut food into solid squares

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