# cube root

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## cube root

n.
A number whose cube is equal to a given number.

## cube root

n
(Mathematics) the number or quantity whose cube is a given number or quantity: 2 is the cube root of 8 (usually written 3√ 8 or 81⁄3)

## cube′ root′

n.
a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube: The cube root of 64 is 4.
[1690–1700]

## cube root

The number whose cube is equal to a given number. For example, the cube root of 125 is 5, since 53 = 125.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 cube root - a number that when multiplied three times equals a given numberroot - a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
Translations
جَذر تَكعيبي
třetí odmocnina
kubikrod
kúbikrót, teningsrót, òriîja rót
küp kök

n

## cube

(kjuːb) noun
1. a solid body having six equal square faces.
2. the result of multiplying a number by itself twice. The cube of 4 = 4  4  4 = 43 = 64.
verb
1. to calculate the cube of (a number). If you cube 2, you will get the answer 8.
2. to make into a cube or cubes. She cubed the beef.
shaped like a cube.
cube root
the number of which a given number is the cube. The cube root of 64 is 4.
cubic centimetre abbreviation ( cc), metre etc
the volume of, or the volume equivalent to, a cube whose sides measure one centimetre, metre etc. This jug holds 500 cubic centimetres.
References in classic literature ?
I had to summon a good deal of courage to take a student who had been studying cube root and "banking and discount," and explain to him that the wisest thing for him to do first was thoroughly master the multiplication table.
He had seen too much of life, and his mind was too matured, to be wholly content with fractions, cube root, parsing, and analysis; and there were times when their conversation turned on other themes - the last poetry he had read, the latest poet she had studied.
This is very close to 2, so can it be improved without resorting to a calculator or using the 19th century method of finding the cube root of a number (Hutton, 1846, p.
Actual cube root to nine decimal places is: [cube root of 285.
Mr Thomas said he was also studying how to calculate the cube root of 18-digit numbers mentally.
417) was figured as halfway between the cube root (4/12) and square root (6/12) intermemorial functions projected for the highly-pictorial and highly-verbal material, based on an "octaval" interpretation of the fractional exponents.
They collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams.
Until the 1930s, scientists expected traits of an organism to scale in proportion to the cube root, or 1/3 power, of the organism's mass.
They were taught that four is called the cube root of sixty-four, since they had some previous understanding of square roots.
As Rein Taagepera (1972) discovered, this pattern can be expressed in a neat formula: the size of a country's national assembly tends to approximate the cube root of its population size.
A cube root might not have popped to mind before we examined these data.

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