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cube root
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube:
The cube root of 64 is 4.
Origin of
cube root
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1690-1700
1690-1700
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British Dictionary definitions for
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cube root
noun
1.
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
)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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cube root
The number whose cube is equal to a given number. For example, the cube root of 125 is 5, since 5
^{3}
= 125.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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