Rubik's cube

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A puzzle of Rubik's cube.

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Calque of Hungarian Rubik-kocka, named after the inventor Ernő Rubik.


Rubik's cube (plural Rubik's cubes)

  1. A mechanical puzzle with the shape of a cube, all sides able to be rotated, each side divided into 9 squares, the moving pieces allowing the cube to be rearranged. The goal is to get the colored squares aligned so that each side of the cube has a face of exactly one color.

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