a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
cut into cubes
"cube the cheese"
(Cooking) To cut into small cubes; as, to slice and dice carrots.
To play dice.
I diced not above seven times a week. uE00096779uE001 Shakespeare.
To cut into small cubes.
To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also, the game played with dice. See Die, n
to play games with dice
to ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes
A die is a small throwable object with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers. This makes dice suitable as gambling devices for games like craps, or for use in non-gambling tabletop games. An example of a traditional die is a rounded cube, with each of its six faces showing a different number of dots from 1 to 6. When thrown or rolled, the die comes to rest showing on its upper surface a random integer from one to six, each value being equally likely. A variety of similar devices are also described as dice; such specialized dice may have polyhedral or irregular shapes and may have faces marked with symbols instead of numbers. They may be used to produce results other than one through six. Loaded and crooked dice are designed to favor some results over others for purposes of cheating or amusement.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pl. of Die, 2 (q.v.).—v.i. to play with dice.
A type of cube with six sides each with a numerical symbol on each side of the cube used in certain games.
We use a dice regular in our board games and always keep a spare one in the cupboard in a jar.
The numerical value of dice in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of dice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
At any rate, I am convinced that He God does not play dice.
God not only plays dice, he throws them in the corner where you can't see them.
When we roll the dice it's on people, we're not buying robotics, we're not buying big software systems.
At the end of the day, it is still a game of dice, no matter how strategic you are, you still don't really know how the game is going to turn out.
They're not like games of chance, where no matter how skillful the player is, winning or losing almost always comes down to luck - whether it's the spin of a wheel, the roll of the dice, or the turn of the cards.
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- [[in]] [[Würfel]] [[schneiden]], würfelnGerman
- cortar en cubosSpanish
- kuutioida, [[leikata]] [[kuutioiksi]]Finnish
- tagliare a dadini, fare a dadiniItalian
- potong daduMalay
- [[in]] [[blok]]jes [[snijden]]Dutch
- kroić w kostkęPolish
- [[cortar]] [[em]] [[cubinhos]]Portuguese
- [[нарезать]] [[кубик, [[резать]] [[кубикRussian
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