The definition of a cube is a three-dimensional square with six equal sides.(noun)
Cube, short for cubical, is defined as an office work space.(noun)
An example of a cube is a three-sided space with a desk and short walls.
To cube is to cut something into a three-dimensional square.(verb)
An example of cube is to cut a vegetable into a square-sided shape.
To cube is defined as to raise a number to the third power.(verb)
An example of cube is to take the number 3 to the third power; to cube it to 27.
See cube in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L cubus < Gr kybos, a cube, die, vertebra < IE base *keu(b)-, to bend, turn > hip, hive, L cubare, to lie down
Origin: < Sp quibey < native name
See cube in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin cubus, from Greek kubos. N., sense 2b, short for cubicle.
To calculate the volume of a cube, multiply the length of an edge of the cube by itself twice. The volume of this cube is 125 cubic feet.
cu·bé also cu·benoun
Origin: American Spanish.
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