Cube vs Cubeland - What's the difference?

cube | cubeland |

is .

As a noun cubeland is

(slang|rare) the office environment, where people work in cubes (cubicles).

cube

English

(wikipedia cube)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
• (geometry) A regular polyhedron having six identical square faces.
• Any object more or less in the form of a cube.
• a sugar cube
a stock cube
• (mathematics) The third power of a number, value, term or expression.
• the cube of 2 is 8
• (computing) A data structure consisting of a three-dimensional array; a data cube
• Synonyms
* regular hexahedron (rare) * (object in the form of a cube) block, brick, die, square block * (number raised to the third power) third power
Hypernyms
* hexahedron, cuboid

Verb

(cub)
• (arithmetic) To raise to the third power; to determine the result of multiplying by itself twice.
• Three cubed can be written as 33, and equals twenty-seven.
• To form into the shape of a cube.
• To cut into cubes.
• Cube the ham right after adding the curry to the rice.
• (UK) to use a Rubik's cube.
• He likes to cube now and then.
Synonyms
* (to cut into cubes) dice

Derived terms

* bath cube * bouillon cube * cube candle * cube out * cube root * cube steak * cube van * cubiform * hypercube * ice cube * Rubik's cube * snub cube * stock cube * sugar cube

* line segment * square * tesseract

Etymology 2

Clipped form of (cubicle) (with intentional reference to their common shape per ), which from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
• A cubicle, especially one of those found in offices.
• My co-worker annoys me by throwing things over the walls of my cube .

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cubeland

English

Noun

(-)
• (slang, rare) The office environment, where people work in cubes (cubicles).
• * 2004 , Greg Williams, Boomtown
• The feeling is that we shouldn't look like any old cubeland . We should look like a dot com. We're going to get a pinball machine...
• *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 18, author=Abby Ellin, title=When the Food Critics Are Deskside, work=New York Times citation
• , passage=Everyone in cubeland would be smelling the MSG.” }}
• * 2007 , Lloyd M Field, Xingyun Bstan-?dzin-rgya-mtsho, Business and the Buddha
• Whether you're a paper-pusher in cubeland or a decision-maker at the top of the corporate ladder...