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Meaning of CUBE

Pronunciation:  kyoob

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube
  2. [n]  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
  3. [n]  the product of three equal terms
  4. [n]  a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
  5. [n]  a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
  6. [v]  raise to the third power
  7. [v]  cut into cubes; "cube the cheese"

CUBE is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: block, dice, regular hexahedron, square block, third power
 See Also: block, cut, dice, die, genus Lonchocarpus, goldbrick, ice cube, ideal solid, Lonchocarpus, multiply, number, Platonic body, Platonic solid, quadrate, regular convex polyhedron, regular convex solid, regular polyhedron, solid, subshrub, suffrutex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cube\ (k?b), n. [F. cube, L. cubus, fr. Gr. ???? a cube, a
    cubical die.]
    1. (Geom.) A regular solid body, with six equal square sides.
    2. (Math.) The product obtained by taking a number or
       quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64,
       the cube of 4.
    {Cube ore} (Min.), pharmacosiderite. It commonly crystallizes
       in cubes of a green color.
    {Cube root}. (Math.), the number or quantity which,
       multiplied into itself, and then into the product,
       produces the given cube; thus, 3 is the cube root of 27,
       for 3x3x3 = 27.
    {Cube spar} (Min.), anhydrite; anhydrous calcium sulphate.
  2. \Cube\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cubed} (k?bd); p. pr. & vb. n.
    To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of.
Computing Dictionary
  1. Three-dimensional visual language for higher-order logic.

    "The Cube Language", M. Najork et al, 1991 IEEE Workshop on Visual Langs, Oct 1991, pp.218-224.

    [jargon file]

  2. 1. [short for "cubicle"] A module in the open-plan offices used at many programming shops. "I've got the manuals in my cube."

    2. A NeXT machine (which resembles a matte-black cube).

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a cube in your dream, symbolizes material possessions and earthly things. It may also be a metaphor for "being square" or being too conservative.