# Cube vs. Cuboid

## Difference Between Cube and Cuboid

#### Cubenoun

(geometry) A regular polyhedron having six identical square faces.

#### Cuboidadjective

Of the shape of a cube.

#### Cubenoun

Any object more or less in the form of a cube.

*a sugar cube*

*a stock cube*

#### Cuboidnoun

(anatomy) The cuboid bone.

#### Cubenoun

(mathematics) The third power of a number, value, term or expression.

*the cube of 2 is 8*

#### Cuboidnoun

(geometry) A parallelepiped having six rectangular faces.

#### Cubenoun

(computing) A data structure consisting of a three-dimensional array; a data cube

#### Cuboidnoun

a rectangular parallelepiped

#### Cubenoun

A cubicle, especially one of those found in offices.

*My co-worker annoys me by throwing things over the walls of my cube.*

#### Cuboidadjective

shaped like a cube

#### Cubeverb

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 twenty-seven.#### Cubeverb

(transitive) To form into the shape of a cube.

#### Cubeverb

(transitive) To cut into cubes.

*Cube the ham right after adding the curry to the rice.*

#### Cubeverb

(UK) to use a Rubik's cube.

*He likes to cube now and then.*

#### Cubenoun

a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

#### Cubenoun

a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces

#### Cubenoun

the product of three equal terms

#### Cubenoun

any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone

#### Cubenoun

a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

#### Cubeverb

raise to the third power

#### Cubeverb

cut into cubes;

*cube the cheese*