Meaning of VOLUME in English


[vol.ume] n [ME, fr. MF, fr. L volumen roll, scroll, fr. volvere to roll] (14c) 1 a: a series of printed sheets bound typically in book form: book b: a series of issues of a periodical c: album 1c

2: scroll 1a

3: the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object as measured in cubic units (as quarts or liters): cubic capacity

4. a (1): amount; also: bulk, mass (2): a considerable quantity b: the amount of a substance occupying a particular volume c: mass or the representation of mass in art or architecture

5: the degree of loudness or the intensity of a sound; also: loudness syn see bulk -- vol.umed adj

[2]volume vb vol.umed ; vt (1815): to send or give out in volume ~ vi: to roll or rise in volume [3]volume adj (ca. 1945): involving large quantities "offered ~ discounts"

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