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Noun: cube  kyoob
  1. A hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    - regular hexahedron
  2. A three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    - block
  3. The product of three equal terms
    - third power
  4. 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. A block in the (approximate) shape of a cube
    - square block
Verb: cube  kyoob
  1. (arithmetic) raise to the third power
  2. Cut into cubes
    "cube the cheese";
    - dice

Derived forms: cubing, cubes, cubed

Type of: block, cut, ideal solid, multiply, number, Platonic body, Platonic solid, regular convex polyhedron, regular convex solid, regular polyhedron, solid, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: genus Lonchocarpus, Lonchocarpus

Encyclopedia: Cube