What does cube mean?

Definitions for cubeˈkyu beɪ, kyuˈbeɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cube.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cube, regular hexahedron(noun)

    a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces

  2. block, cube(noun)

    a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

  3. cube, third power(noun)

    the product of three equal terms

  4. cube(noun)

    any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone

  5. cube, square block(verb)

    a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

  6. cube(verb)

    raise to the third power

  7. cube, dice(verb)

    cut into cubes

    "cube the cheese"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cube(noun)

    a regular solid body, with six equal square sides

  2. Cube(noun)

    the product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64, the cube of 4

  3. Cube(verb)

    to raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of

  4. Origin: [F. cube, L. cubus, fr. Gr. a cube, a cubical die.]


  1. Cube

    Cube is a 1997 Canadian science fiction psychological horror film, directed by Vincenzo Natali. The film was a successful product of the Canadian Film Centre's First Feature Project. The movie received a cult status for its surreal, Kafkaesque settings; it is set in identical cube-like rooms with each room being a different color, and no background story is revealed for the characters or the reason they were left in the Cube. The film also doesn't demonstrate any clear plot regarding the Cube's background, creation, purpose and its location. The timeframe of the story is also left unknown.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cube

    kūb, n. a solid body having six equal square faces, a solid square: the third power of a number, as—2 × 2 × 2 = 8.—v.t. to raise to the third power.—ns. Cū′bage, Cubā′tion, Cū′bature, the act of finding the solid or cubic content of a body: the result thus found.—adjs. Cū′bic, -al, pertaining to a cube: of the third power or degree: solid.—adv. Cū′bically.—n. Cū′bicalness, state or quality of being cubical.—adjs. Cū′biform; Cū′boid, Cuboid′al, resembling a cube in shape.—Cube root, the number or quantity that produces a given cube by being raised to the third power—thus 2 is the cube root of 8. [Fr.,—L. cubus—Gr. kybos, a die.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. cube

    1. [short for ‘cubicle’] A module in the open-plan offices used at many programming shops. “I've got the manuals in my cube.” 2. A NeXT machine (which resembles a matte-black cube).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cube in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cube in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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