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# cube

## CIDE DICTIONARY

**cube**, n. [F.

*cube*, L.

*cubus*, fr. Gr. a cube, a cubical die.].

- A regular solid body, with six equal square sides. [
*1913 Webster*] - The product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as,
4x4=16 , and16x4=64 , the cube of 4. [*1913 Webster*]

**Cube ore**

*(Min.)*,

**Cube root**.

*(Math.)*,

**Cube spar**

*(Min.)*,

**cube**, v. t.

To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of. [

*1913 Webster*]## OXFORD DICTIONARY

**cube**, n. & v.

--n.

1 a solid contained by six equal squares.

2 a cube-shaped block.

3 Math. the product of a number multiplied by its square.

--v.tr.

1 find the cube of (a number).

2 cut (food for cooking etc.) into small cubes.

Idiom

cube root the number which produces a given number when cubed.

Derivative

cuber n.

Etymology

F cube or L cubus f. Gk kubos

## ROGET THESAURUS

**cube**

### Triality

**N**triality, trinity, triunity, three, triad, triplet, trey, trio, ternion, leash, shamrock, tierce, spike-team, trefoil, triangle, trident, triennium, trigon, trinomial, trionym, triplopia, tripod, trireme, triseme, triskele, triskelion, trisula, third power, cube, cube root, three, triform, trinal, trinomial, tertiary, ternary, triune, triarch, triadie, triple, tri-, tris-, tria juncta in uno.

### Triplication

**VB**treble, triple, triplicate, cube.

### Angularity

**N**angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.

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