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A die (plural: dice) is a device for generating random numbers, traditionally between $1$ and $6$.

A die usually consists of a cube on which each face denotes a different number, usually (again) from $1$ to $6$.

Traditionally, opposite faces add to $7$, so:

$1$ is opposite $6$
$2$ is opposite $5$
$3$ is opposite $4$.

The idea is that when you roll it, or throw it, or otherwise cause it to land upon a flattish surface, one of the sides will be face-up, and (with a good design of die) which side that is can not be precisely predicted.

Hence it serves as a generator of a discrete uniform distribution.

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