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cube

## cube

```  6  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Cube  \Cube\  (k?b),  n.  [F.  cube,  L.  cubus,  fr  Gr  ????  a  cube,  a
cubical  die.]
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.

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Cube  \Cube\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cubed}  (k?bd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.
{Cubing}.]
To  raise  to  the  third  power;  to  obtain  the  cube  of

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

cube
n  1:  a  hexahedron  with  six  equal  squares  as  faces  [syn:  {regular
hexahedron}]
2:  a  three-dimensional  shape  with  six  square  or  rectangular
sides  [syn:  {block}]
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:  something  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}]

From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]:

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  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]:

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.

[{Jargon  File}]

From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]:

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).

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