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for CubeFrom The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cube \Cube\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cubed (k[=u]bd); p. pr. & vb.
n. Cubing.]
To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cube \Cube\ (k[=u]b), n. [F. cube, L. cubus, fr. Gr. ???? a
cube, a cubical die.]
1. (Geom.) A regular solid body, with six equal square sides.
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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.
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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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
cube
n 1: a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces [syn: cube,
regular hexahedron]
2: a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular
sides [syn: block, cube]
3: the product of three equal terms [syn: cube, 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 [syn: cube,
square block]
v 1: raise to the third power
2: cut into cubes; "cube the cheese" [syn: cube, dice]
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
cube
n.
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).
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
cube
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).
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
Cube
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.
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