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Cube

Course: 
3rd Grade

A solid figure with six congruent square faces.

Meaning

  • Geometry: a solid with six square faces, the three-dimensional analogue of a square. A prism all of whose faces are square.
  • Number: a perfect cube is an integer raised to the third power; to cube a number, one raises it to the third power. n3

Etymology

Greek cubos, a 'die' or 'cube.'