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sugar cube Syllabification: sug·ar cube
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͝oɡər ˌkyo͞ob/

Definition of sugar cube in English:


A small cube of compacted sugar used especially for sweetening hot drinks.
Example sentences
  • Not content with drawing an Indian map, messages and the like on the sugar cube, Prasad hit upon the idea of doing something quite bizarre.
  • With an alcohol content of 70 percent, the elixir is too much for most people to drink, and is normally taken as a few drops on a sugar cube.
  • The Library of Congress can be stored in a memory module the size of a sugar cube.
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