# Cube - definition, pronunciation, transcription

*Amer.*|kjuːb|

*Brit.*|kjuːb|

#### noun

- a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces

- a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

- 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

- 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 ▼

### 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