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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…
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