cuboid
I. adjective Date: circa 1828 1. approximately cubical in shape 2. relating to or being the cuboid II. noun Date: 1839 the outermost bone in the distal row of tarsal bones of many higher vertebrates

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  • Cuboid — Cu boid (k? boid), a. [Cube + oid: cf. Gr. ???.] (Anat.) Cube shaped, or nearly so; as, the cuboid bone of the foot. n. (Anat.) The bone of the tarsus, which, in man and most mammals, supports the metatarsals of the fourth and fifth toes. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuboid — [kyo͞o′boid΄] adj. [Gr kyboeidēs: see CUBE1 & OID] 1. shaped like a cube 2. designating a cubelike tarsal bone on the outside of the foot between the metatarsals and the calcaneus n. 1. a six sided figure each face of which is a rectangle …   English World dictionary

  • cuboid — (adj.) cube like, 1829, a modern coinage; see CUBE (Cf. cube) (n.) + OID (Cf. oid) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cuboid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ more or less cubic in shape. ► NOUN ▪ a solid which has six rectangular faces at right angles to each other. DERIVATIVES cuboidal adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Cuboid — For other uses, see Cuboid (disambiguation). In geometry, a cuboid is a solid figure bounded by six faces, forming a convex polyhedron. There are two competing (but incompatible) definitions of a cuboid in mathematical literature. In the more… …   Wikipedia

  • cuboid — cu·boid kyü .bȯid adj 1) relating to or being the cuboid <the cuboid bone> 2) shaped approximately like a cube cuboid n the outermost bone in the distal row of tarsal bones of the foot that supports the fourth and fifth metatarsals * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • cuboid — I UK [ˈkjuːbɔɪd] / US [ˈkjubɔɪd] noun [countable] Word forms cuboid : singular cuboid plural cuboids maths a shape like a box that is similar to a cube, but with surfaces that are rectangles, not squares II UK [ˈkjuːbɔɪd] / US [ˈkjubɔɪd]… …   English dictionary

  • cuboid — /kyooh boyd/, adj. 1. Also, cuboidal. 2. resembling a cube in form. 3. Anat. noting or pertaining to the outermost bone of the distal row of tarsal bones. n. 4. Math. a rectangular parallelepiped. 5. Anat. the cuboid bone. [1700 10; < Gk… …   Universalium

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