# Cube

# What is **Cube **?

Cube is (noun) **1.** a shape where all six sides are square and join each other at right angles (geometry) *The design for the library is nothing more than a series of cubes.* **2.** something shaped like a cube *He put two cubes of sugar in his tea. The ice cubes chinked in the glasses.* **3.** the result when a number is multiplied by itself twice (mathematics) *27 is the cube of 3.*(verb) **1.** to cut something into little cubes *Wash, peel and then cube the potatoes.* **2.** to multiply a number twice by itself *If you cube 6 the result is 216 (6 x 6 x 6).*

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level

Tags: English Dictionary

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