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  1. (noun) Mathematics A regular solid having six congruent square faces.
  2. (noun) Something having the general shape of a cube: a cube of sugar.
  3. (noun) A cubicle, used for work or study.
  4. (noun) Mathematics The third power of a number or quantity.
  5. (noun) Slang Cubic inches. Used especially of an internal combustion engine.
  6. (verb-transitive) Mathematics To raise (a quantity or number) to the third power.
  7. (verb-transitive) To determine the cubic contents of.
  8. (verb-transitive) To form or cut into cubes; dice.
  9. (verb-transitive) To tenderize (meat) by breaking the fibers with superficial cuts in a pattern of squares.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. As you can see in the pictures attached below this design looks like a cube, but this cube is a table with four chair that you have to drag whenever needed. - SG Blocks Container House – Made of Shipping Containers
  2. DeadHorseBeater: your example about the cube is almost exactly why I hold the position I do. - Moral Intuition Poll
  3. The suspended cube is made of a metallic structure covered with wooden panels and the entire home is covered in white to add to its modern look. - Beautiful New Series of Wooden Furniture from Valentin Löllmann
  4. PERSONB: My cube is all silent now as it smokes its cigarette. - I'm a little bit blocked : The Archive
  5. Then an extreme close up of a sugar cube is about to fall in the cup of coffee. - 2009 August


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