cube
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cube(
kyub
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shape)
a. el cubo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A cube is a three-dimensional solid object with six square faces.Un cubo es un objeto sólido tridimensional con seis caras cuadradas.
b. el terrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(sugar)
Here are a couple of sugar cubes for your tea.Aquí tienes un par de terrones de azúcar para el té.
c. el dado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(cheese, meat)
Would you like to try a cube of idiazabal cheese?¿Te gustaría probar un dado de queso idiazábal?
d. el cubito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(cheese, meat, ice)
The waiter placed three ice cubes in my drink.El camarero colocó tres cubitos de hielo en mi bebida.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (mathematics)
a. elevar al cubo
If you cube two, you get eight.Si elevas dos al cubo, el resultado es ocho.
b. cubicar
If we cube a number, we multiply it by itself twice.Si cubicamos un número, lo multiplicamos dos veces por sí mismo.
3. (to chop)
a. cortar en dados
Will you cube the beef for the skewers?¿Cortarías la carne de vaca en dados para las brochetas?
b. cortar en cubitos
Let's cube the cheese for the cocktail party.Vamos a cortar queso en cubitos para el cóctel.
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cube
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shape)
a. el cubo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of sugar)
a. el terrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (mathematics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cube rootraíz cúbica
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (mathematics)
a. elevar al cubo
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cube [kjuːb]
noun
1 (solid) cubo (m); [of sugar] terrón (m); [of ice] cubito (m); [of cheese] dado (m); cubito (m)
2 (number)
the cube of four cuatro (elevado) al cubo
transitive verb
(Mat) cubicar; elevar al cubo
modifier
cube root (n) (Mat) raíz (f) cúbica
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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ice cube
el cubito de hielo
If you heat an ice cube, it melts.
Si calientas un cubito de hielo, se derrite.
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