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## 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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