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dice in Games topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdicedice1 /daΙͺs/ ●○○ noun (plural dice) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 dice.jpg [countable] (also die)DG a small block of wood, plastic etc that has six sides with a different number of spots on each side, used in gamesthrow/roll the dice πŸ”Š It’s your turn to roll the dice.2 [uncountable]DG any game of chance that is played with dice3 β†’ the dice are loaded4 β†’ no dice5 β†’ a throw of the dice
Examples from the Corpus
diceβ€’ I thought the room was a dice.β€’ Roll the artillery dice for each shot.β€’ If you roll a misfire when you roll the first dice the cannon has literally misfired and may explode.β€’ Cut cornbread into 1 / 2 inch dice to measure 7 cups; set aside.β€’ Cut the potatoes into Β½" dice.β€’ Use a scatter dice to determine which direction he moves in.β€’ But Dole had little choice but to roll the dice in a way that surprised even the most astute political observers.throw/roll the diceβ€’ I shook it loosely and quickly and threw the dice.β€’ It's got to be better than throwing the dice and then having amnio and maybe aborting.β€’ In Arabia they throw the dice in the other direction.β€’ But Dole had little choice but to roll the dice in a way that surprised even the most astute political observers.β€’ I envy them for getting to roll the dice.β€’ Okay take turns rolling the dice and taking that many cubes.