## cube-
Borg cube from Star Trek *Barry Lyndon*by Stanley Kubrick,*The Madness of King George*, and*Sense and Sensibility*.
A**unit**is a cube with edge length 1. - To cube something is to raise it to the power of three. The result
of cubing is a
**cube number**: 1^{3}= 1, 2^{3}= 8, 3^{3}= 27, and so on. To take the**cube root**is the reverse process; thus, 4 cubed (4^{3}) is 64 and the cube root of 64 is 4.
For cube dissection problems, see Hadwiger problem, Slothouber-Graatsma puzzle, and Soma cube. ## Related entries• tesseract• Prince Rupert's problem ## Related category• SOLIDS AND SURFACES | |||||||

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