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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cube′ root′(n.)

  1. a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube:

    The cube root of 64 is 4.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cube root(noun)

    a number that when multiplied three times equals a given number


  1. cube root(Noun)

    Of a number or expression, a number or expression the cube of which is equal to the given number or expression.


  1. Cube root

    In mathematics, a cube root of a number, denoted or x1/3, is a number a such that a³ = x. All real numbers have exactly one real cube root and a pair of complex conjugate roots, and all nonzero complex numbers have three distinct complex cube roots. For example, the real cube root of 8 is 2, because 2³ = 8. All the cube roots of −27i are The cube root operation is not associative or distributive with addition or subtraction. The cube root operation is associative with exponentiation and distributive with multiplication and division if considering only real numbers, but not always if considering complex numbers, for example: but

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cube root

the number of which a given number is the cube

The cube root of 64 is 4.

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