Definitions of volume

  1. the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications; "the third volume was missing"; "he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Hence, a collection of printed sheets bound together, whether containing a single work, or a part of a work, or more than one work; a book; a tome; especially, that part of an extended work which is bound up together in one cover; as, a work in four volumes. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, etc.; mass; bulk; as, the volume of an elephant's body; a volume of gas. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Number of printed sheets bound together; a book; one of several parts of a large work, each of which is bound separately; amount of space filled; as, measure the volume of water in this vessel; fulness of voice or tone; as volume of sound. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. A book: space occupied: dimensions: fullness of voice. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. A book; dimensions; bulk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. A book; anciently, a written roll. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Primarily, a roll, as of parchment, written on and rolled up; a roll or turn; as much as is included in a roll or coil; dimensions; compass; space occupied; a swelling or spherical body; a wreath; a book; a covered or bound collection of sheets of printed or written paper; compass, tone or power of voice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. A single fold or turn; a single book; space occupied; bulk or size; compass of voice; power of voice or sound. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for volume

  1. Discovery is not too strong a word for the feeling of the reader when he lights upon such a world- opening volume – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  2. Rick pulled the unit from his pocket and turned up the volume – The Electronic Mind Reader by John Blaine