Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for a set of colored rods and disks employed in the teaching of mathematics.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When I asked you after your first day what you did in school, you told me how you and Martha played with Cuisenaire rods, how you were on the same team for Capture the Flag.

    Handle with Care

  • You were using your wheelchair today, which meant kids had to move out of the way to accommodate you if you approached with your aide to work at the art table or use Cuisenaire rods.

    Handle with Care

  • She and Emer have also been building and stashing Cuisenaire rods in their box.

    Dialect Meme

  • Alex grinned and pushed the Cuisenaire rods into another four-letter word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • She took the Cuisenaire rods used for math—bright colored unit strips of twos, threes, fours, fives—and fashioned them to spell a curse word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • She took the Cuisenaire rods used for math-bright colored unit strips of twos, threes, fours, fives-and fashioned them to spell a curse word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • Alex grinned and pushed the Cuisenaire rods into another four-letter word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • Alex grinned and pushed the Cuisenaire rods into another four-letter word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • She took the Cuisenaire rods used for math—bright colored unit strips of twos, threes, fours, fives—and fashioned them to spell a curse word.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • Other projects provide: supplementary material on classic topics such as the towers of Hanoi and the Josephus problem, how to use a calculator to explore various course topics, how to employ Cuisenaire rods to examine the Fibonacci numbers and other sequences, and how you can use plastic pipes to create a geodesic dome.

    MAA Column - Devlin's Angle by Keith Devlin

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