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cube1

cube1

 
 
pronunciation:
kyub
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a solid figure with six square faces all the same size, or any similar solid figure.
I dropped a cube of ice in my drink.
 
definition 2: The product of a number multiplied by itself twice.
Eight is the cube of two (2x2x2=8).
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cubed, cubes, cubing
definition 1: to cut into cubes.
We cubed the melon for our fruit salad.
definition 2: to multiply by itself twice.
If you cube three, the product is twenty-seven (3x3x3=27).
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