rubiks cube

Rubik's Cube

[roo-biks]
noun Trademark.
a puzzle consisting of a cube with colored faces made of 26 smaller colored blocks attached to a spindle in the center, the object being to rotate the blocks until each face of the cube is a single color.
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Rubik cube or Rubik's cube (ˈruːbɪk)
 
n
trademark a puzzle consisting of a cube of six colours, each face of which is made up of nine squares, eight of which are individually rotatable. The aim is to swivel the squares until each face of the cube shows one colour only
 
[C20: named after Professor Erno Rubik (born 1944), its Hungarian inventor]
 
Rubik's cube or Rubik's cube
 
n
 
[C20: named after Professor Erno Rubik (born 1944), its Hungarian inventor]

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Rubik's Cube
1980, named for teacher Ernö Rubik, who patented it in Hungary in 1975.
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