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cube

noun [C] uk   /kjuːb/ us  

cube noun [C] (SHAPE)

a solid object with six square sides of equal size: Cut the cheese into small cubes.Geometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects

cube noun [C] (NUMBER)

specialized mathematics the number made by multiplying a number twice by itselfAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating

cube

verb [T] uk   /kjuːb/ us  

cube verb [T] (SHAPE)

to cut food into cubesPreparing foodPreparing food using heat

cube verb [T] (NUMBER)

specialized mathematics If you cube a number, you multiply it twice by itself: 2 cubed (= 2 x 2 x 2) equals 8, and is written 23.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
(Definition of cube from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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