cubical

adjective
cu·​bi·​cal | \ ˈkyü-bi-kəl How to pronounce cubical (audio) \

Definition of cubical

1 : cubic especially : shaped like a cube
2 : relating to volume

Other Words from cubical

cubically \ ˈkyü-​bi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cubical (audio) \ adverb

Examples of cubical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the garden was excavated, archaeologists found evidence of a large water reservoir and a cubical limestone object with a hole in the center—likely the remains of a primitive toilet seat. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 14 Jan. 2022 The helicopter features a cubical fuselage 5.5 inches across, a pair of carbon-fiber rotors, and a 13-megapixel camera. John Kennedy, Popular Science, 10 Oct. 2019 The answer is no: with eight guests at a cubical party, such a social arrangement isn’t guaranteed. Dan Rockmore, The New Yorker, 31 Dec. 2020 The meme stems from players at pickup basketball games, but extended far beyond it to classrooms, cubical farms and even video game screens, where a number of his disciples posted tributes Sunday on YouTube and Reddit. Washington Post, 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of cubical

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cubical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cubical. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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