cube root

cube root
noun
a number that when multiplied three times equals a given number
Hypernyms: ↑root

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noun
: a number or quantity whose cube is the given number or quantity

3 is a cube root of 27

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

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cube root noun (mathematics)
The quantity of which the given quantity is the cube
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Main Entry:cube

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cube root UK US noun [countable] [singular cube root plural cube roots] maths
the cube root of a number is the smaller number that you multiply by itself twice to make the number. For example, the cube root of 8 is 2.
Thesaurus: numbers and types of numberhyponym

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cube root,
the number that produces a given number when used as a factor three times: »

The cube root of 125 is 5.

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n. the number that produces a given number when cubed

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noun, pl ⋯ roots [count]
mathematics : a number that produces a specified number when it is multiplied by itself twice

The cube root of 8 is 2.

— compare square root

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ˌcube ˈroot [cube root cube roots] noun (mathematics)
a number which, when multiplied by itself twice, produces a particular number

The cube root of 64 (∛64) is 4.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Cube root — Cube Cube (k[=u]b), n. [F. cube, L. cubus, fr. Gr. ???? a cube, a cubical die.] 1. (Geom.) A regular solid body, with six equal square sides. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) The product obtained by taking a number or quantity three times as a factor;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cube root — [ US ˈ. .] n the cube root of a particular number is the number that, when multiplied by itself twice will give that number ▪ 4 is the cube root of 64 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cube root — noun count the cube root of a number is the smaller number that you multiply by itself twice to make the number, for example the cube root of 8 is 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cube root — cube roots N COUNT: usu sing, the N of n The cube root of a number is another number that makes the first number when it is multiplied by itself twice. For example, the cube root of 8 is 2 …   English dictionary

  • cube root — cube′ root′ n. math. a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube: The cube root of 64 is 4[/ex] • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • cube root — n. the number or quantity of which a given number or quantity is the cube [the cube root of 8 is 2] …   English World dictionary

  • cube root — ► NOUN ▪ the number which produces a given number when cubed …   English terms dictionary

  • Cube root — Plot of y = for . Complete plot is symmetric with respect to origin, as it is an odd function. At x = 0 this graph has a vertical tangent. In mathematics, a cube root of a number, denoted …   Wikipedia

  • cube root — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cube root : singular cube root plural cube roots maths the cube root of a number is the smaller number that you multiply by itself twice to make the number. For example, the cube root of 8 is 2 …   English dictionary

  • cube root — n. to find, extract the cube root * * * [ˌkjuːb ruːt] extract the cube root to find …   Combinatory dictionary


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