# cube

### PronunciationEdit

## NounEdit

- (
*geometry*) A**cube**is a shape that has six square faces of the same size. - A
**cube**is also a solid object that as more or less this shape.*Children play with***cubes**.*I usually take two sugar***cubes**with my coffee.

- (
*arithmetic*) The**cube**of a number*n*is this number multiplied three times by itself. Its symbol is*n*.^{3}*The***cube**of 3 is 27, also written 3^{3}.

## VerbEdit

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- (
*arithmetic*) To**cube**a number is multiplying this number three times by itself.*3***cubed**is 27.

- To give something the shape of a cube.
- (
*especially cooking*) To cut something into cubes.*To***cube**the meat.