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English noun: cube

1. cube (shape) a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces


Synonymsregular hexahedron


Broader (hypernym)ideal solid, Platonic body, Platonic solid, regular convex polyhedron, regular convex solid, regular polyhedron


Narrower (hyponym)quadrate, tesseract

2. cube (shape) a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides


Synonymsblock


Broader (hypernym)solid


Narrower (hyponym)goldbrick

3. cube (quantity) the product of three equal terms


Synonymsthird power


Broader (hypernym)number

4. cube (plant) 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


Broader (hypernym)subshrub, suffrutex


Member meronymgenus Lonchocarpus, Lonchocarpus

5. cube (artifact) a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube


Synonymssquare block


Broader (hypernym)block


Narrower (hyponym)dice, die, ice cube


English verb: cube

1. cube (cognition) raise to the third power


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)multiply


Domain categoryarithmetic

2. cube (contact) cut into cubes


SamplesCube the cheese.


ExamplesThe chefs cube the vegetables


Synonymsdice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut









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