Meaning of CUBE in English

CUBE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an ice cube (= a small square piece of ice that you add to a drink )

She put a couple of ice cubes in her glass.

bouillon cube

cube root

4 is the cube root of 64

ice cube

stock cube

sugar cube

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

small

Even though it was just a small black cube , it somehow always looked more alert when it was listening.

Scallops come in two sizes: the large white cubes from sea scallops and the smaller pinkish cubes from bay scallops.

Peel the cucumber, cut into small cubes of similar size to the melon cubes.

He often ran errands for Fong in return for jelly beans or small cubes of greasy homemade soap.

Cut the brioche trimmings into small cubes .

Cut the pepper in half, discard the seeds and stem and chop the flesh into small cubes .

Where two small cubes meet fact to face I shall put glue on one of the two faces.

■ NOUN

ice

Add the ice cubes and chill for at least 1 hour.

Karen took some ice cubes from the freezer and poured the soda.

Cooking such small amounts of food can be fiddly and time consuming so try freezing baby-sized portions in ice cube trays.

Or put some ice cubes in the sieve before straining the soup, Roraback suggests.

Hannah had poured herself a dry Martini and put in ice cubes and lemon.

The ice cubes will help to cool the soup and attract any fat globules.

I improvised by putting colour into an ice cube tray - thus giving me deep wells and plenty of colour.

I fetched ice cubes in the middle of the night to try to numb the backs of my legs.

stock

In the meantime, cook the rice according to the instructions, using the pilau rice stock cube .

sugar

And then again, but this time on a coffee spoon, with the other half of the sugar cube .

■ VERB

cut

Peel the cucumber, cut into small cubes of similar size to the melon cubes.

Press the skin so the cubes pop out. Cut mango cubes off the skin.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cubes of Cheddar cheese

Cut the melon into 2cm cubes and leave to soak in some port or red wine.

For a joke, he put an ice cube down the back of her dress.

She dropped a cube of sugar into her tea and stirred it with a spoon.

Would you get me some ice cubes out of the freezer?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Cooking such small amounts of food can be fiddly and time consuming so try freezing baby-sized portions in ice cube trays.

I fetched ice cubes in the middle of the night to try to numb the backs of my legs.

Karen took some ice cubes from the freezer and poured the soda.

Place the thread on the ice cube and put salt on it, especially near the thread. 4.

Toni filled the glasses with ice cubes and watched as Letia slid two thick red steaks under the broiler.

We can also let any point inside the cube be input too.

We start by picking up and examining the cube .

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

3 cubed is 27

The dish is made with cubed pieces of steak.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But to suppose that this picture bears the faintest resemblance to what the Labour leadership wants betrays something like paranoia cubed.

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