mag·​i·​cube | \ ˈmajə̇ˌkyüb \

Definition of magicube

: a flashcube that for its firing depends only on the mechanical ignition of a primer within the device

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First Known Use of magicube

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for magicube

blend of magic entry 2 and cube entry 1

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“Magicube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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