/ (ˈnɛkə) /
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a line drawing showing the 12 edges of a transparent cube, so that it can be seen alternately facing in two different directions: an example of an ambiguous figure
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Word Origin for Necker cube
C19: named after Louis Albert Necker (1786–1861), Swiss mineralogist
Words nearby Necker cube
neckband, neckcloth, necked, Necker, neckerchief, Necker cube, necking, necklace, necklace bomb, necklet, neckline
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