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Put an ice cube in a plastic bag and hold it over the gum. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Fill a sink with ice cubes and cucumber slices to tighten puffy skin after a big night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Add a couple of ice cubes if you like. The Sun (2016)But also having a cube of ice that has been handcrafted shows the care and detail that has gone into it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While the onion is cooking, peel the artichokes and cut them into small cubes. The Sun (2016)It's all so cool that ice cubes would not melt. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Ice cubes come in handy for a range of household chores, too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A maths question wrongly claims two cubed is bigger than three squared. The Sun (2017)Its benefit to the needy abroad is like throwing an ice cube into the Atlantic to stop global warming. The Sun (2016) Square numbers and cube numbers have a sizeable fan base. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can almost see the solid cubes dissolving into planes. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Shake and double strain over cubed ice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These vintage tongs will make you the star hostess while you dish out the sugar cubes. The Sun (2011)Compare the three cubes on the right with the one on the left. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Which of the three cubes below is the only one that it could be? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trim steak and cut into small cubes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add the cold butter cubes and pulse again until the mix looks like fine crumbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fans raced to turn the layers so that each face of the cube was one solid colour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Remove from the heat and blitz in a blender with two ice cubes until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Serve it very cold with a few ice cubes bobbing in the bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were sugar cubes in his pocket. BomberSet too close together these small cubes are apt to look niggling. The Education of a Gardener (1994)The upper old town is a panoramic hideaway of white buildings shaped like sugar cubes clustered on the hillside. The Sun (2015)Which of the three cubes on the right could be a different view of the cube on the left? The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Rich, dark leg meat with tiny cubes of carrot and turnip. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We like her unaffected beauty, a beauty that is squared and cubed when she moves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Dice the largest piece of cap meat into 2.5cm cubes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cut the fish into 2cm cubes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cut your meat into bite-sized cubes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once you've finished, apply an ice cube or cold teaspoon to reduce redness and combat swelling. The Sun (2015)You look at them at first and think that the cubes are solid, but then you discover that some aren't. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first is complexity: where an asset is made up from tranches of other assets, the problem is squared or cubed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'cube'
British English: cube /kjuːb/ NOUN
A cube is a solid shape with six square surfaces which are all the same size.
...cold water with ice cubes in it.
- American English: cube
- Arabic: مَكَعَّب
- Brazilian Portuguese: cubo
- Chinese: 方块
- Croatian: kocka
- Czech: kostka
- Danish: terning
- Dutch: kubus
- European Spanish: cubo geometría
- Finnish: kuutio
- French: cube
- German: Würfel
- Greek: κύβος
- Italian: cubo
- Japanese: 立方体
- Korean: 정육면체
- Norwegian: terning kube
- Polish: sześcian
- European Portuguese: cubo
- Romanian: cub
- Russian: куб
- Spanish: cubo figura geométrica sólida
- Swedish: kub
- Thai: ลูกบาศก์
- Turkish: küp
- Ukrainian: куб
- Vietnamese: hình lập phương
British English: cube VERB
When you cube food, you cut it into cube-shaped pieces.
Remove the seeds and stones and cube the flesh.
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