Meaning of VOLUME in English


noun amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone.

2. volume ·noun anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil.

3. volume ·noun a roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients.

4. volume ·noun dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, ·etc.; mass; bulk; as, the volume of an elephant's body; a volume of gas.

5. volume ·noun hence, a collection of printed sheets bound together, whether containing a single work, or a part of a work, or more than one work; a book; a tome; especially, that part of an extended work which is bound up together in one cover; as, a work in four volumes.

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