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volume meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of volume at MeaningMonkey.org. volume meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of volume (noun)

  1. the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • "the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
  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"
    • synonyms: bulk, mass
  3. physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    • "he used a large book as a doorstop"
    • synonyms: book
  4. 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"
  5. a relative amount
    • "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water"
  6. the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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