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Definition of cube noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a solid or hollow figure with six equal square sides
  2. 2 a piece of something, especially food, with six sides Cut the meat into cubes. see also bouillon cube, ice cube, sugar cube
  3. 3(mathematics) the number that you get when you multiply a number by itself twice The cube of 5 (53) is 125 (5×5×5).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cube