duplication of the cube
duplication du`pli*ca"tion, n. [L. duplicatio: cf. F. duplication.] 1. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage cells. --Carpenter. [1913 Webster]

{duplication of the cube} (Math.), the operation of finding a cube having a volume which is double that of a given cube. [1913 Webster]


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