# cuboid

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## cu·boid

(kyo͞o′boid′)
Having the approximate shape of a cube.
n.
1. Anatomy A tarsal bone on the outer side of the foot in front of the calcaneus and behind the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
2. Mathematics A rectangular parallelepiped.

## cuboid

(ˈkjuːbɔɪd)
1. shaped like a cube; cubic
2. (Anatomy) of or denoting the cuboid bone
n
3. (Anatomy) the cubelike bone of the foot; the outer distal bone of the tarsus
4. (Mathematics) maths a geometric solid whose six faces are rectangles; rectangular parallelepiped

## cu•boid

(ˈkyu bɔɪd)

1. resembling a cube in form.
2. of or pertaining to the tarsal bone above the fourth metatarsal in mammals.
n.
3. a rectangular parallelepiped.
4. the cuboid bone.
[1700–10; < Greek kyboeidḗs cubelike. See cube1, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 cuboid - a rectangular parallelepipedparallelepiped, parallelepipedon, parallelopiped, parallelopipedon - a prism whose bases are parallelograms Adj. 1 cuboid - shaped like a cubecubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions
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## cuboid

[ˈkjuːbɔɪd]
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