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Definition of "cube" []

  • Mathematics A regular solid having six congruent square faces. (noun)
  • Something having the general shape of a cube: a cube of sugar. (noun)
  • A cubicle, used for work or study. (noun)
  • Mathematics The third power of a number or quantity. (noun)
  • Slang Cubic inches. Used especially of an internal combustion engine. (noun)
  • A solid having six plane square faces in which the angle between two adjacent sides is a right angle (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The product of three equal factors: the cube of 2 is 2 × 2 × 2 (usually written 23) (noun)
  • Something in the form of a cube (noun)
  • To raise (a number or quantity) to the third power (verb)
  • To measure the cubic contents of (verb)
  • To make, shape, or cut (something, esp food) into cubes (verb)
  • To tenderize (meat) by scoring into squares or by pounding with a device which has a surface of metal cubes (verb)

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Use "cube" in a sentence
  • "As you can see in the pictures attached below this design looks like a cube, but this cube is a table with four chair that you have to drag whenever needed."
  • "DeadHorseBeater: your example about the cube is almost exactly why I hold the position I do."
  • "The suspended cube is made of a metallic structure covered with wooden panels and the entire home is covered in white to add to its modern look."