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magic cube

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

magic cube (plural magic cubes)

  1. By analogy with magic square, an n-by-n-by-n arrangement of n³ numbers such that the numbers in each row, in all columns (horizontal and vertical) and in all main diagonals (of which there are 6*n+4) each have the same sum.

Etymology 2Edit

The original Hungarian name (in English, according to Singmaster's Notes on Rubik's 'Magic Cube' and the Wikipedia page) for what later became known in Western markets as Rubik's Cube.

NounEdit

magic cube (plural magic cubes)

  1. Rubik's cube