Definitions of volume

  1. physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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
  3. the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a relative amount; "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. 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
  6. the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 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
  9. Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. 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
  11. Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. 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.
  13. A book: space occupied: dimensions: fullness of voice. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. A book; dimensions; bulk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. A book; anciently, a written roll. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Bulk; quantity; fulness of sound or tone. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Number of shares traded in a day at an exchange or in a single index or security. thelawdictionary.org
  20. vol'[=u]m, n. a roll or scroll, which was the form of ancient books: a book, whether complete in itself or part of a work: a rounded mass, convolution: cubical content: a quantity: dimensions: fullness of voice.--v.i. to swell.--adj. VOL'UMED, having the form of a volume or roll: of volume or bulk.--ns. VOLUMENOM'ETER, an instrument for measuring the volume of a solid body by the quantity of fluid it displaces; VOL'UM[=E]TER, an instrument for measuring the volumes of gases.--adjs. VOLUMET'RIC, -AL.--adv. VOLUMET'RICALLY.--adjs. VOL[=U]'MINAL, pertaining to cubical content; VOL[=U]'MINOUS, consisting of many volumes or books, or of many coils: of great bulk: having written much, as an author: in many volumes, capable of filling many volumes.--adv. VOL[=U]'MINOUSLY.--ns. VOL[=U]'MINOUSNESS, VOLUMINOS'ITY; VOL'[=U]MIST (rare), an author.--VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS, the analysis of a compound by determining the quantity of a standard solution required to satisfy a reaction in a known quantity of the compound.--SPEAK, TELL, VOLUMES, to mean much, to be very significant. [Fr.,--L. volumen, a roll--volv[)e]re, volutum, to roll.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Set of (usu. printed) sheets of paper bound together& forming part or the whole of a work or comprising several works, (abbr. vol.), as is now issued in 3 vv., an odd v. of Punch, library of 12000 vv., SPEAK vv. (for); (Hist.) scroll of papyrus &c., ancient form of book; (usu. pl.) wreath, coil, rounded mass, of smoke &c.; solid content, bulk, whence voluminal a.; (Mus.) fullness of tone. Hence -volumed a. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. Bulk. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. [L.] The cubic contents of a body ; as the Volume of a sphere. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  24. n. [Latin]A roll; a scroll;-hence, a book; a tome; especially, that part of an extended work which is bound up together in one cover;-any thing of a rounded or swelling form;-dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic inches, feet, yards, and the like;-power, fulness, quantity, or calibre of voice or tone. Cabinet Dictionary

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