# magic cube

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## English[edit]

### Etymology 1[edit]

#### Noun[edit]

**magic cube** (*plural* **magic cubes**)

- 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 2[edit]

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.

#### Noun[edit]

**magic cube** (*plural* **magic cubes**)