cube root

noun Mathematics.
a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube: The cube root of 64 is 4.
Nearby words
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Origin of cube root
First recorded in 1690–1700
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Examples from the Web for cube root
How many litres of champagne can be extracted from the cuberoot of one turnip?
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British Dictionary definitions for cube root
cube root
noun
the number or quantity whose cube is a given number or quantity: 2 is the cube root of 8 (usually written ³√ 8 or 8 1⁄3)
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Science definitions for cube root
cube root
The number whose cube is equal to a given number. For example, the cube root of 125 is 5, since 53 = 125.
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