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  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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