Meaning of VOLUME in English


■ noun

1》 a book forming part of a work or series.

↘a single book or a bound collection of printed sheets.

↘a consecutive sequence of issues of a periodical.

↘ historical a parchment or papyrus scroll.

2》 the amount of space occupied by a substance or object, or enclosed within a container.

↘an amount or quantity, especially when great.

↘fullness or thickness of hair.

3》 degree of loudness.


ME: from OFr. volum(e) , from L. ~n , volumin- 'a roll', from volvere 'to roll'.

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