Meaning of VOLUME in English

VOLUME

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a book/volume/collection of poems

She has a new collection of poems coming out soon.

a book/volume/collection of poetry

He had two books of poetry published.

cranked up...volume

We cranked up the volume .

slim volume

a slim volume of poetry

the volume of sales (= the amount of goods a company sells )

Because of its high volume of sales, the company can keep prices low.

the volume of traffic

The new ring road will reduce the volume of traffic through the village.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

average

Volume was 7. 9 million shares, more than three times the average daily volume during the past three months.

The stock toppled 6 to 21 as 76, 000 shares changed hands, more than twice its daily average volume .

Some 14. 7 million shares traded, almost five times its six-month daily average volume .

Volume on the Big Board slumped to 130. 4 million shares, about one-third the average trading volume in recent weeks.

That compares with three-month average daily trading volume of 570, 000 shares.

Nearly 27 million shares traded Friday, higher than the three-month average daily volume of 12. 2 million shares.

daily

These theories predict a positive relationship between daily volume and volatility, as illustrated in Fig. 8.4.

Average daily share volume set a record at 346 million shares a day, according to preliminary data from the exchange.

The stock toppled 6 to 21 as 76, 000 shares changed hands, more than twice its daily average volume .

Volume was 7. 9 million shares, more than three times the average daily volume during the past three months.

Such a high daily volume of transactions is currently not feasible because of the overhead involved.

Some 14. 7 million shares traded, almost five times its six-month daily average volume .

Average daily volume the past three months was 7. 4 million shares.

The Brady bond market has grown to a volume 50 times greater than the daily volume in shares, traders said.

free

This allowed them to include in their theory dissimilarities in free volume between polymer and solvent, together with the corresponding interactions.

Thermal expansion of a liquid without change of phase can then be regarded as an increase in free volume .

The larger the free volume , the more condensation will form.

great

Despite the great volume of material that existed on the Mughals, I had always found them difficult to visualize.

The higher import quota also means greater volume and higher profit margins for other refiners like Alexander&038;.

Once you have picked up a signal you concentrate in that area until the signal is received at the greatest possible volume .

Take care when doing water changes as they do not like great volumes of freshwater.

This means that when heat is applied it will produce greater volumes of condensation.

The computer can produce great volumes of rubbish at incredible speed.

high

Whilst these claims may only be small in amount, they are high in volume .

The extended contract and higher volume of service commitment provides Verio with an improved price beginning in January 1999.

The left-hand graph shows that at low pressure the volume of a fixed amount of gas is high .

Stock prices very often go up on high volume immediately after earnings are reported.

The sheer efficiency of the drivers, especially at high volumes , can be disconcerting, and the sound is exceptionally bright.

Last Thursday and Friday, options that could be exercised in January and February were being bought in unusually high volume .

To the rear of the glazed, folding partition lay the larger, higher volume of the original school-room.

The low cost strategy it employs is possible only with high volume production plants and low unit research and development costs.

large

More favoured here was the use of promissory notes and bills of exchange in large volume and down to low denominations.

Producing form letters in larger volumes is discussed in Chapters 19 and 20.

For that period the buyers were therefore without its larger capacity and therefore unable to cater for a larger volume of business.

The HMOs offer a physician group an exclusive contract to take care of a large volume of patients.

Originally a single large volume , the Book of Kells was repaired and re-bound in 1953 in four volumes.

It is the key format for handling large volumes of information.

low

However, there are countervailing forces which might result in a lower volume of services.

Its appeal is its ease of spreading and lower calorie content volume for volume.

A number of brewers now use a device called a cask breather on low volume beers to prolong their life.

He said he expects continued weaker prices and lower volume as companies curtail production.

Until recently, that was the only cost-effective option available to low-volume car builders.

How did mall stores battle back, saddled with higher rents, less floor space and lower volume than their competitors?

It's the same sort of sound but much lower in volume and pitch - it almost sounds like a stomach rumbling.

The bigger premises increased Lotus' overheads, which made low volume production cars unprofitable to manufacture.

sheer

The sheer volume of insignia required for public services means that insignia can be given only the appearance of precious metals.

The sheer volume of it suffocated every good intention.

In any event the sheer volume and variety of bodies under departmental sponsorship often makes ministerial responsibility something of a myth.

Most bankers say that the sheer volume of checks means that most banks only spot-check signatures.

But the sheer range and volume of business with which the secretaries of state dealt made them important officers of government.

It is not only sheer volume but the nature of the noise that arouses sleepers.

Aim to increase the proportion of carbohydrates in your diet rather than the sheer volume .

In contemplating the lair of Ed and Klara Durbeck, the temptation is to gape at the sheer volume of the contents.

slim

I made a careful note of this exchange in the slim volume in which I stashed anything that sounded like wisdom.

Each is a slim volume but so packed with useful information and recipes that the price of £4.99 seems modest.

She brought to light a slim black volume and tossed it to Rex.

This slim volume is essential reading for all involved with Letters of Credit.

This is a suitably slimmer volume on one of his wives, Rita Hayworth.

small

The process produces a much smaller volume of chemically inert radioactive waste than conventional ion exchange techniques.

Never think that I dismiss lightly the hard work and devotion that go into each small volume .

But this was not just the effect of slower markets and smaller volumes on commission and fee income.

So small volumes of lung tissue are exposed to high doses of alpha radiation.

Ignatius of Loyola, the small volume that was the fountainhead of Jesuit spirituality.

This is a small , chatty volume of the kind that White has turned out in recent years with great success.

How could such a small volume produce such a colossal amount of energy?

total

It was just 6% of total world factoring volumes in 1991, according to Factors Chain International.

Nasdaq market decliners beat advancers 1, 496 to 1, 442 on total trading volume of 142. 7 million shares.

The total volume is said to contain more than 6,500 pages.

Wieczorek estimates the total volume of rock as 80, 000 cubic yards.

The total volume of resources applied by the health services is essentially an arbitrary figure.

The total volume of the brown shales is 12, 600 cubic miles as determined from a study of well cuttings.

The exchange said Brady bond trading accounted for 77 percent of its total trading volume in 1995.

And Department of Education figures show that total loan volume increased 50 percent between 1992 and 1996.

■ NOUN

cell

Associations have been shown between low packed cell volume or red cell volume, or both, and the respiratory distress syndrome.

We have shown that red cell volume predicts outcome in preterm infants.

Unit cell volumes of two other crystal forms of CypA-CsA complexes are consistent with ten molecules per asymmetric unit.

The above cell volume regulatory mechanisms have usually been demonstrated by suddenly exposing cells to large changes in medium osmolality.

Therefore, cell volume regulatory mechanisms might also play a major role in balancing ion fluxes across the two membranes.

For those not requiring red cell transfusion there was no difference in packed cell volume between the groups at 1 month.

companion

The Society now wishes to produce another companion volume in the form of illustrations of labelled and name-stamped London furniture.

Perhaps a companion volume on dynamic headspace is in the offing?

Along with its companion volume this book can be recommended to newcomers, and to more experienced workers.

A companion volume to the Handy album, and very nearly as good.

control

They laugh Quechua at me while one removes the volume control and drops it some distance away.

In an auditorium everyone has their personal volume control .

Insert the jack plug into the stereo unit earphone socket and turn the volume control to a low level.

A volume control is also attached to the headphone cable.

There's some kind of dried food stuck on the volume control .

If the rating is not marked on the switch or volume control it isn't worth the risk.

You mention that the noise increases as you reduce the volume control on the guitar.

Next in line is a separate volume control for the clean sound, giving a sort of pseudo-twin channel operation.

traffic

This was planned to reduce traffic volume by 40 percent.

As traffic volumes increase, the demand for office and commercial developments, instead of residential uses, grows.

It shows steady increases in accidents with injuries, as traffic volumes mounted.

■ VERB

increase

If it does not vary at all, increase the volume a little.

The easiest, and worst, response to external noise by the typical headphone user is increasing the volume .

As the organization has expanded, the demand for manpower related information has increased in terms of volume , range and depth.

Stirring effects the introduction of air and increases the volume of the mix 100 percent or more.

Reprocessing spent nuclear fuel rods increases the volume of waste and should be undertaken only when necessary for safety reasons.

During the spring the Sol becomes a torrent as melt waters vastly increase the volume of water.

And increasing its volume only reduces its effectiveness by altering the way it processes sound pulses.

Legislation has increased in volume and complexity over the years.

produce

It produces condensed volumes of modules which can be reproduced on paper, microfilm or microfiche.

Distinguished practitioners and academics have produced volumes about managerial work and proposed a variety of conceptualizations.

The process produces a much smaller volume of chemically inert radioactive waste than conventional ion exchange techniques.

One family close by produced children in such volume that the parents ran out of names and began giving them numbers.

Large multinational corporations produce and acquire vast volumes of information in the course of their business.

The Society now wishes to produce another companion volume in the form of illustrations of labelled and name-stamped London furniture.

This means that when heat is applied it will produce greater volumes of condensation.

The computer can produce great volumes of rubbish at incredible speed.

publish

In 1860 Louis Martinet published two volumes of photographs o principal works of contemporary art.

A detailed index was published in a separate volume .

It is published in 15 volumes by the Royal National Institute for the Blind.

Its deliberations were published in two volumes by the University of Chicago Press, and subsequently reprinted several times.

The Department of Health has published nine separate volumes of guidance on the Children Act.

It was published in volume form in May 1839.

This edition was published in 1950 as volume v of his Boswell, together with a separate Index to the whole.

reduce

The use of a Working-Set database reduces the overall volume of text stored.

Evaporated milk is sterilized homogenized milk that has been reduced in volume by about 60 percent loss of water.

The chief aim is to reduce the solid volume of waste, offensive odours and to effect pathogen removal.

It is subversive to companies that sell remediation-which explains why solid waste companies often block efforts to reduce the volume of garbage.

Market loans reduce the volume of idle cash held by banks.

Concentrated milk is prepared from pasteurized milk; the removal of water reduces volume to about one third.

This was planned to reduce traffic volume by 40 percent.

speak

Other than the face, hands are the most visible part of one's body and invariably speak volumes about a person.

His grin spoke volumes to the back row.

To many this brashness spoke volumes about the form which urban redevelopment was taking.

But the juxtaposition of the two buildings speaks volumes about the rapid disappearance of regional, vernacular, even weirdo architecture.

Her daring novel speaks volumes about the power of the imagination to transform an unbearable reality.

Often, though, he speaks volumes when he chooses not to speak at all.

A headhunter for ten years, Kinnaird has just been commissioned by his first female client, which speaks volumes .

One can speak volumes with a few little sounds, given the proper context and intonation.

trade

This month trading volume , now quoted in euros, has averaged Euros 190m.

Nasdaq market decliners beat advancers 1, 496 to 1, 442 on total trading volume of 142. 7 million shares.

So far both have traded in low volumes .

Volume on the Big Board slumped to 130. 4 million shares, about one-third the average trading volume in recent weeks.

That compares with three-month average daily trading volume of 570, 000 shares.

All of the exchanges have upgraded their technology and communications systems to safely handle more trading volume .

The exchange said Brady bond trading accounted for 77 percent of its total trading volume in 1995.

turn

Insert the jack plug into the stereo unit earphone socket and turn the volume control to a low level.

We turned the volume down but stayed up talking.

Tim Renton is obviously the kind of person who would turn the volume down on a Johnny Mathis 78.

He turned the volume up as loud as it would go and stared at the familiar faces on the screen.

I turn the volume low, to stop picking up snatches of conversation from next door.

They turned the volume high as it would go and moved the radio off the counter, down behind the stand.

Others can make a loud noise when stopped and you have to turn the volume down.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

speak volumes (about/for sth)

But the juxtaposition of the two buildings speaks volumes about the rapid disappearance of regional, vernacular, even weirdo architecture.

His grin spoke volumes to the back row.

Jack's tone spoke volumes, but Polly was trying not to listen.

Often, though, he speaks volumes when he chooses not to speak at all.

Other than the face, hands are the most visible part of one's body and invariably speak volumes about a person.

The 8 successful trips so far speak volumes.

The perpetual grin and I-just-won-the-lottery look on his face spoke volumes: The guy was ecstatic.

Your body language will speak volumes about your happy state. 4 Inhibition decreases.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a volume of poetry

a 13-volume report

After 1998, there was a rapid fall in the volume of trade.

Bill had the volume on the stereo turned up all the way.

Help me figure out the volume of this fish tank.

sales volume

The volume of traffic on our roads has risen by 50% in the past three years.

The period from 1940 to 1949 is in Volume 9.

The shifting of continents has an impact on the volume of water the oceans can contain.

The unit is equal to the volume of a container measuring 8 by 8 by 20 feet.

This button here controls the volume .

Turn the volume down - I can't hear myself think!

You can use the remote control to turn the volume up or down.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In recent years, the volume of traffic has been doubling annually.

In the 12 months to October its volume sales grew 101 % according to ACNielsen.

It was a bizarre, almost surreal volume .

That is the task of other volumes and even more of other authors.

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