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cube /ˈkjub/

立方形,立方體;立方,3次冪

cube

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From: Network Terminology

cube

立方

Cube n.

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.

Cube, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cubed p. pr. & vb. n. Cubing.] To raise to the third power; to obtain the cube of.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

cube

n 1: a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular

sides [syn: block]

2: a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces [syn: regular

hexahedron]

3: the product of three equal terms [syn: 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: square

block]

v 1: raise to the third power

2: cut into cubes; "cube the cheese" [syn: dice]