Main Entry: | Sudoku |
Part of Speech: | n |
Definition: | a puzzle consisting of a 3-by-3 grid of nine squares, each of which is similarly divided into nine smaller squares, some containing a number. The aim is to fill in numerals from 1 to 9 so that every horizontal and vertical line and every large 3-by-3 square contains only one instance of each number; also written sudoku |
Example: | Sudoku has joined crosswords in most newspapers. |
Etymology: | 1980s |
Main Entry: | sudoku |
Part of Speech: | n |
Definition: | See Sudoku |