Cube - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kjuːb|  American pronunciation of the word cube
Brit.  |kjuːb|  British pronunciation of the word cube

noun

- a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
- a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides (syn: block)
- the product of three equal terms
- any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone
- a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

verb

- raise to the third power
- cut into cubes(syn: dice)

Examples

Cube the carrots and potatoes.

Cut the meat into small cubes.

4 cubed is 64

An ice cube plopped noisily into the glass.

A cube has six faces.

A cube has six sides.

How many surfaces does a cube have?

a cube is a solid figure with six sides

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: cube
he/she/it: cubes
present participle: cubing
past tense: cubed
past participle: cubed
noun
singular: cube
plural: cubes
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