sugar cube

noun

Definition of sugar cube

:a small cube of sugar that is put in coffee or tea to make it sweet

Word by Word Definitions

sugar play
  1. : a sweet crystallizable material that consists wholly or essentially of sucrose, is colorless or white when pure tending to brown when less refined, is obtained commercially from sugarcane or sugar beet and less extensively from sorghum, maples, and palms, and is important as a source of dietary carbohydrate and as a sweetener and preservative of other foods

  2. : any of various water-soluble compounds that vary widely in sweetness, include the monosaccharides and oligosaccharides, and typically are optically active

  3. : a unit (such as a spoonful, cube, or lump) of sugar

  1. : to make palatable or attractive : sweeten

  2. : to sprinkle or mix with sugar

  3. : to form or be converted into sugar

cube play
  1. : the regular solid of six equal square sides — see Volume Formulas Table

  2. : something shaped like a cube

  3. : cubicle

  1. : raised to the third power

  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

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


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