# cube root

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to cube root: Cube root of unity

## 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)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

## 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
جَذر تَكعيبي
třetí odmocnina
kubikrod
kúbikrót, teningsrót, òriîja rót
küp kök

## cube root

n
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## 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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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.62).
Actual cube root to nine decimal places is: [cube root of 285.33] [approximately equal to] 6.583383361
However, as the dependent variable did not approximate the normal distribution, the cube root of the term percent [greater than or equal to] 10 [micro]g/dL was taken, as spatial regression uses a multiple linear regression.
Mr Thomas said he was also studying how to calculate the cube root of 18-digit numbers mentally.
Visually, the most fascinating is the TIX LED Clock [\$49.95] from Cube Root. Containing no hands or digital displays, this fascinating dock simply has four blocks of LEDs that flash in a series of semi-random patterns.
According to John Abruzzo, vice president of LZA Technology, a subsidiary of the Thornton Tomasetti Group whose specialty is analyzing and mitigating the effect an explosion will have on a structure, the force a blast applies on an object is diminished by the cube root of the increase in distance between that object and the source of the explosion.
After log transformation, KS = 0.072 (P <[10.sup.-118]), after square root transformation, KS = 0.053 (P <[10.sup.-61]), and after cube root transformation, KS = 0.030 (P <[10.sup.-18]).
Given Stevens' declaration of a "cube root law" for visual response, and duPlessis' statement that recognition uses visual memory cues, one might wonder if recognition is in some way associated with a cube-root function.
Ingredients 4 tart apples, grated 1/2 medium head of Chinese leaf, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 1 large red onion, cut in half then thinly sliced 2 green chillies, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 2.5cm cube root ginger, grated juice of 2 limes salt and pepper Method Combine the grated apple and sliced Chinese leaf.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close