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cubenoun [C]

uk   us   /kjuːb/

cubeverb [T]

uk   us   /kjuːb/
  • 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.
(Definition of cube from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cubenoun [C]

 us   /kjub/
  • cube noun [C] (SHAPE)

geometry a ​solidobject with six ​squaresides of ​equalsize
  • cube noun [C] (NUMBER)

mathematics the ​number made by ​multiplying a ​numbertwice by itself: The cube of 2 (= 2 x 2 x 2) is 8.
(Definition of cube from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cube”
in Korean 정육면체…
in Arabic مُكَعَّب…
in Malaysian kiub, kuasa tiga…
in French cube…
in Russian куб, кубик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 立方體, 立方形的東西…
in Italian cubo…
in Turkish küp…
in Polish kostka, sześcian…
in Spanish cubo…
in Vietnamese hình khối, lũy thừa ba…
in Portuguese cubo…
in Thai ลูกบาศก์, ค่าที่ได้จากการยกกำลังสาม…
in German der Würfel, die Kubikzahl…
in Catalan cub…
in Japanese 立方体…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 立方体, 立方形的东西…
in Indonesian kubus, kubik…
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