superflip

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English[edit]

The superflip position

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ flip

Noun[edit]

superflip (plural superflips)

  1. (Rubik's Cube) The position on a Rubik's cube that has every corner cubie positioned and oriented correctly and every edge cubie positioned correctly but oriented wrong. That is to say, all the edges are flipped around.
    • 2008, David Joyner, Adventures in group theory: Rubik's Cube, Merlin's Machine & other mathematical toys, ISBN 978-0-8018-9012-3, page 149:
      Many people have worked on God's algorithm for the Rubik's Cube. For a while it was guessed that the superflip position is the position which is as far from ‘start’ (the solved position) as possible.