As a verb cube
is .
As a noun pentacube is
(mathematics) a polycube composed of five cubes.
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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 threedimensional 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 3^{3}, and equals twentyseven.
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
Related terms
* cubic
* cubical
* cuboid
* cubism
* cubist
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
See also
* 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 coworker annoys me by throwing things over the walls of my cube .
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pentacube English
Noun
( en noun)
(mathematics) A polycube composed of five cubes
