cube definition, meaning - what is cube in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cube”

See all translations

cube

noun [C] uk   us   /kjuːb/

cube noun [C] (SHAPE)

a solid object with six square sides of equal size: Cut the cheese into small cubes.

cube noun [C] (NUMBER)

specialized mathematics the number made by multiplying a number twice by itself

cube

verb [T] uk   us   /kjuːb/

cube verb [T] (SHAPE)

to cut food into cubes

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.
Translations of “cube”
in Arabic مُكَعَّب…
in Korean 정육면체…
in Malaysian kiub, kuasa tiga…
in French cube…
in Turkish küp…
in Italian cubo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 立方體, 立方形的東西…
in Russian куб, кубик…
in Polish kostka, sześcian…
in Vietnamese hình khối, lũy thừa ba…
in Spanish cubo…
in Portuguese cubo…
in Thai ลูกบาศก์, ค่าที่ได้จากการยกกำลังสาม…
in German der Würfel, die Kubikzahl…
in Catalan cub…
in Japanese 立方体…
in Indonesian kubus, kubik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 立方体, 立方形的东西…
(Definition of cube from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cube?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cube” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More