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Or in other works I have also projected the sound in a cube of loudspeakers. The sound can move vertically and diagonally at all speeds around the public.
Karlheinz Stockhausen

Meaning of "cube" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CUBE

From Latin cubus die, cube, from Greek kubos.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CUBE

cube  [kjuːb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUBE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cube is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cube in English.

WHAT DOES CUBE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cube

In geometry, a cube is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex. The cube is the only regular hexahedron and is one of the five Platonic solids. The cube is also a square parallelepiped, an equilateral cuboid and a right rhombohedron. It is a regular square prism in three orientations, and a trigonal trapezohedron in four orientations. The cube is dual to the octahedron. It has cubical or octahedral symmetry.

Definition of cube in the English dictionary

The first definition of cube in the dictionary is a solid having six plane square faces in which the angle between two adjacent sides is a right angle. Other definition of cube is the product of three equal factors: the cube of 2 is 2 × 2 × 2. Cube is also something in the form of a cube.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CUBE

PRESENT

Present
I cube
you cube
he/she/it cubes
we cube
you cube
they cube
Present continuous
I am cubing
you are cubing
he/she/it is cubing
we are cubing
you are cubing
they are cubing
Present perfect
I have cubed
you have cubed
he/she/it has cubed
we have cubed
you have cubed
they have cubed
Present perfect continuous
I have been cubing
you have been cubing
he/she/it has been cubing
we have been cubing
you have been cubing
they have been cubing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cubed
you cubed
he/she/it cubed
we cubed
you cubed
they cubed
Past continuous
I was cubing
you were cubing
he/she/it was cubing
we were cubing
you were cubing
they were cubing
Past perfect
I had cubed
you had cubed
he/she/it had cubed
we had cubed
you had cubed
they had cubed
Past perfect continuous
I had been cubing
you had been cubing
he/she/it had been cubing
we had been cubing
you had been cubing
they had been cubing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will cube
you will cube
he/she/it will cube
we will cube
you will cube
they will cube
Future continuous
I will be cubing
you will be cubing
he/she/it will be cubing
we will be cubing
you will be cubing
they will be cubing
Future perfect
I will have cubed
you will have cubed
he/she/it will have cubed
we will have cubed
you will have cubed
they will have cubed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been cubing
you will have been cubing
he/she/it will have been cubing
we will have been cubing
you will have been cubing
they will have been cubing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cube
you would cube
he/she/it would cube
we would cube
you would cube
they would cube
Conditional continuous
I would be cubing
you would be cubing
he/she/it would be cubing
we would be cubing
you would be cubing
they would be cubing
Conditional perfect
I would have cube
you would have cube
he/she/it would have cube
we would have cube
you would have cube
they would have cube
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been cubing
you would have been cubing
he/she/it would have been cubing
we would have been cubing
you would have been cubing
they would have been cubing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you cube
we let´s cube
you cube
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to cube
Past participle
cubed
Present Participle
cubing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUBE


blowtube
ˈbləʊˌtjuːb
buckytube
ˈbʌkɪˌtjuːb
Danube
ˈdænjuːb
drawtube
ˈdrɔːˌtjuːb
flashcube
ˈflæʃkjuːb
flashtube
ˈflæʃˌtjuːb
hypercube
ˈhaɪpəˌkjuːb
myotube
ˌmaɪəˈtjuːb
nanotube
ˈnænəʊˌtjuːb
phototube
ˈfəʊtəʊˌtjuːb
pube
ˈpjuːb
tube
tjuːb
YouTube
ˈjuːˌtjuːb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUBE

cubane
cubanelle
cubature
cubbed
cubbing
cubbish
cubbishly
cubby
cubbyhole
cube farm
cube root
cube van
cubeb
cubed
cuber
cubhood
cubic
cubic capacity
cubic measure
cubica

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUBE

Aube
capillary tube
daube
discharge tube
electron tube
Eustachian tube
ice cube
image tube
inner tube
jujube
lube
pickelhaube
Pitot tube
rube
Rubik cube
Rubik´s cube
test tube
the tube
vacuum tube
X-ray tube

Synonyms and antonyms of cube in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cube» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUBE

Find out the translation of cube to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cube from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cube» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

方块
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cubo
570 millions of speakers

English

cube
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَكَعَّب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

куб
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cubo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘনক্ষেত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cube
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kubus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Würfel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

立方体
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정육면체
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cube
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hình lập phương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्यूब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

küp
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cubo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sześcian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

куб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cub
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κύβος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kubus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kub
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

terning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cube

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBE»

The term «cube» is very widely used and occupies the 7.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cube» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cube» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cube

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10 QUOTES WITH «CUBE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cube.
1
Alan Davies
I liked the idea of all of humanity fitting inside a sugar cube because more than 99.9% of matter is space.
2
Pierre de Fermat
But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into fourth powers, or generally any power beyond the square into like powers; of this I have found a remarkable demonstration. This margin is too narrow to contain it.
3
Steven Holl
My studio cube is an experiment in solar heating and design. The south wall is covered with glass planks that collect and distribute heat naturally to my work studio on the second level.
4
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
5
Sol LeWitt
In my case, I used the elements of these simple forms - square, cube, line and color - to produce logical systems. Most of these systems were finite; that is, they were complete using all possible variations. This kept them simple.
6
Ralph Merkle
Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful. We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube than exists in the entire world today.
7
Jerry Saltz
The giant white cube is now impeding rather than enhancing the rhythms of art. It preprograms a viewer's journey, shifts the emphasis from process to product, and lacks individuality and openness. It's not that art should be seen only in rutty bombed-out environments, but it should seem alive.
8
Sister Souljah
I never said I was an angel. Nor am I innocent or holy like the Virgin Mary. What I am is natural and serious and as sensitive as an open nerve on an ice cube.
9
Josiah Stamp
The Government are very keen on amassing statistics - they collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams.
10
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Or in other works I have also projected the sound in a cube of loudspeakers. The sound can move vertically and diagonally at all speeds around the public.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUBE»

Discover the use of cube in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cube and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space
"These famous essays are as fresh and stimulating today as when they jumped off the pages of Artforum.
Brian O'Doherty, 1999
2
Speedsolving the Cube: Easy-to-Follow, Step-by-Step ...
With millions of cubes out there and countless would-be champions looking for tips to improve their times, this is the definitive manual for this unique sport.
Dan Harris, 2008
3
Beyond the Cube: The Architecture of Space Frames and Polyhedra
The book examines the geometric laws that govern many of these shapes - prisms, antiprisms, domes, and folded plate structures, as well as space frames - and surveys the symbolic meanings ascribed to many polyhedra.
J. François Gabriel, 1997
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Adventures in Group Theory: Rubik's Cube, Merlin's Machine, ...
Featuring strategies for solving the puzzles and computations illustrated using the SAGE open-source computer algebra system, the second edition of Adventures in Group Theory is perfect for mathematics enthusiasts and for use as a ...
David Joyner, 2008
5
Ice Cube: Attitude
Few pioneers are philosophical, liberal, intelligent and violent all at the same time - but then there is only one Ice Cube.
Joel Mciver, 2012
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You Can Do The Cube
Are you going cube-crazy?
Patrick Bossert, 2008
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Expert Cube Development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ...
Design and implement fast, scalable and maintainable cubes with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services with this book and eBook
Chris Webb, Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, 2009
8
Sugar Cube: 50 Deliciously Twisted Treats from the Sweetest ...
Shares fifty recipes for cupcakes, cookies, tarts, muffins, and candies.
Kir Jensen, 2012
9
Conquer that Cube
Features step-by-step instructions and illustrations of the sequences of moves necessary for solving Rubik's Cube
Czes Kosniowski, 1981
10
Cube Chic: Take Your Office Space from Drab to Fab!
An irreverent guide to decorating explains how to transform one's bland, boring, office cubicle into a truly fabulous space, offering a collection of inspirational cubicle designs for every taste, including the Garden Cube, the Cabin Cube, ...
Kelley L. Moore, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUBE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cube is used in the context of the following news items.
1
WATCH: The Walking Cube, a shapeshifting sculpture of pipes and …
1024 Architecture created this dynamic cube sculpture using metal pipes and pneumatics. The resulting kinetic art is a nightmarish dancing ... «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
2
Compact “Cube” Home Allows You to Live Almost Anywhere in the …
As part of GOOD's eternal quest to find you cool dwellings that give you the freedom to live almost anywhere in the world, we bring you the Loft ... «GOOD Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Black 'cube' UFO over El Paso -- the work of aliens or a hoax?
Two El Paso residents have reported seeing a UFO in the form of a black cube. According to Secureteam10, an online entity that posts ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
4
Samba, football… and Rubik's Cube! Brazil hosts the 2015 world …
Cube experts will be looking to beat Australia's Feliks Zemdegs who won the event two years ago in Las Vegas by solving the cube in a ... «SWNS, Jul 15»
5
Active Stocks Buzz: Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ), CubeSmart …
Shares of CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE), inclined 2.37% to $24.57, during its last trading session. CubeSmart, declared that the Company will ... «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
6
Introducing Hero4 Session: GoPro's tiny cube-shaped camera
Introducing Hero4 Session: GoPro's tiny cube-shaped camera. The Hero4 Session is about the size of a large ice cube and will retail for ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
7
drupa cube: INNOVATIVE CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT drupa 2016
drupa 2016, the world's leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions, will again feature the drupa cube, connecting print professionals ... «What They Think, Jul 15»
8
GoPro's New Camera Is a Tiny Cube. I Took It On Adventures.
I've been keeping a secret, and today I can spill the beans. Last month, I took a new camera on some adventures. Yes, it's a GoPro. A smaller ... «Gizmodo, Jul 15»
9
WATCH: Is cube UFO coming through cloud 'sign of SATAN' or …
CONSPIRACY theorists have seized on pictures they claim shows a "sinister and mind-blowing" cube-shaped unidentified flying object (UFO) ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Ice Cube on West Coast Hip-Hop, Street Knowledge & More (Video …
Cube saying that people tend to gravitate towards the new in music, whether that new is actually better or not, has stuck with me since we ... «DJBooth.net, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cube [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cube>. Oct 2020 ».
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