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  1. vol·ume
    IPA[ˈvälyəm]
  2. noun

    • 1. a book forming part of a work or series:

      a biography of George Bernard Shaw in three volumes a four-volume work
    • 2. a single book or a bound collection of printed sheets:

      a botanical library of 5,000 volumes her volume of short stories
    • 3. a consecutive sequence of issues of a periodical:

    • 4. a scroll of parchment or papyrus containing written matter.

    • 5. the amount of space that a substance or object occupies, or that is enclosed within a container, especially when great:

      the sewer could not cope with the volume of rainwater a volume of air
      Synonym : capacity, cubic measure, size, magnitude, largeness, bigness, mass, bulk, extent, extensiveness, dimensions, proportions, measurements
    • 6. an amount or quantity of something, especially when great:

      changes in the volume of consumer spending
    • 7. a certain, typically large amount of something:

      the volumes of data handled are vast
    • 8. fullness or expansive thickness of something, especially of a person's hair:

      give your hair volume and bounce with this mousse
    • 9. quantity or power of sound; degree of loudness:

      he turned the volume up on the radio
      Synonym : loudness, sound, amplification
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: volume, plural noun: volumes

    • noun

      a book forming part of a work or series:

      a single book or a bound collection of printed sheets:

    • noun

      a small book of poetry or other literary writing, typically by a little-known author:
    • noun

      the volume occupied by one gram-atom of an element under standard conditions.
    • noun

      the volume occupied by a unit mass of a gas or vapor in its critical state.
    • noun

      the volume occupied by one gram-atom of an element under standard conditions.
    • noun

      a small book of poetry or other literary writing, typically by a little-known author:
    • noun

      the volume through which a piston or plunger moves as it makes a stroke.
    • noun

      the volume occupied by a unit mass of a gas or vapour in its critical state.
    • (of a gesture, circumstance, or object) convey a great deal
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