cube root

noun Mathematics.
a quantity of which a given quantity is the cube: The cube root of 64 is 4.

Origin:
1690–1700

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cube root
 
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the number or quantity whose cube is a given number or quantity: 2 is the cube root of 8 (usually written ³√ 8 or 81⁄3)

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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 53 = 125.
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There are theoretical arguments that the size of a legislature should proportional to the cube root of the number of voters.
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