Definitions for cubeˈkyu beɪ, kyuˈbeɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cubekyub(n.; v.)cubed, cub•ing.
(n.)a solid bounded by six equal squares, the angle between any two adjacent faces being a right angle.
an object, either solid or hollow, having or approximating this form:
a sugar cube; plastic storage cubes.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Photography
Ref: flashcube .
the third power of a quantity, expressed as a3=axax
Slang. one of a pair of dice; die.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to make into a cube or cubes.
to cut into cubes.
to raise (a quantity or number) to the third power.
to measure the cubic contents of.
Category: Weights and Measures
to tenderize (meat) by scoring the fibers in a pattern of small squares.
Origin of cube:
1350–1400; ME cubus < L < Gk kýbos cube, die
cu•beˈkyu beɪ, kyuˈbeɪ(n.)(pl.)-bes or -bés.
any of several tropical plants used in making poisons.
Origin of cube:
1920–25; orig. uncert.
cube, regular hexahedron(noun)
a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
cube, third power(noun)
the product of three equal terms
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
cube, square block(verb)
a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube
raise to the third power
cut into cubes
"cube the cheese"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
cube(noun)ˈkyu beɪ, kyuˈbeɪ
a small block of substance, usually food
ice/sugar cubes; Cut the meat into cubes.
cubeˈkyu beɪ, kyuˈbeɪ
a shape with six equal square sides
***Measure the volume of the cube.
a regular solid body, with six equal square sides
the product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64, the cube of 4
to raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of
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.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
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).
Translations for cube
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a solid body having six equal square faces.
- kubus, blokkieAfrikaans
- cuboPortuguese (BR)
- der WürfelGerman
- kuup, kuubikEstonian
- terning, kubusNorwegian
- 立方體Chinese (Trad.)
- hình khốiVietnamese
- 立方体Chinese (Simp.)
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