Cube ore
Cube Cube (k[=u]b), n. [F. cube, L. cubus, fr. Gr. ???? a cube, a cubical die.] 1. (Geom.) A regular solid body, with six equal square sides. [1913 Webster]

2. (Math.) The product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor; as, 4x4=16, and 16x4=64, the cube of 4. [1913 Webster]

{Cube ore} (Min.), pharmacosiderite. It commonly crystallizes in cubes of a green color.

{Cube root}. (Math.), the number or quantity which, multiplied into itself, and then into the product, produces the given cube; thus, 3 is the cube root of 27, for 3x3x3 = 27.

{Cube spar} (Min.), anhydrite; anhydrous calcium sulphate. [1913 Webster]


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