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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cubus, from Greek κύβος (cybos)

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Noun

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Singular
cube

Plural
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cube ({{{1}}})
  1. (geometry) A regular polyhedron having six identical square faces.
  2. Any object more or less in the form of a cube.
    a sugar cube
    a stock cube
  3. (mathematics) The third power of a number, value, term or expression.
    the cube of 2 is 8
Synonyms
Hypernyms
  • (geometry: polyhedron having of six identical square faces): hexahedron
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Verb

Infinitive
to cube

Third person singular
cub

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to cube (third-person singular simple present cub, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To raise to the third power; to determine the result of multiplying by itself twice.
    Three cubed can be written as 33, and equals twenty-seven.
  2. (transitive) To form into the shape of a cube.
  3. (transitive) To cut into cubes.
    Cube the ham right after adding the curry to the rice.
Synonyms
  • (to cut into cubes): dice
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Etymology 2

Clipped form of cubicle (with intentional reference to their common shape per cube, etymology 1), which from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cubiculum (a small bedchamber or lounge), from cubare (to lie down).

Noun

Singular
cube

Plural
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cube ({{{1}}})
  1. A cubicle; especially of those found in offices.
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French

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] cubus.

Pronunciation

Noun

cube m. (plural cubes)

  1. cube

Italian

Adjective

cube f. [[Category:Template:lang:it adjective forms|cube]]

  1. Feminine plural form of cubo

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