Noun: volume vólyoom
- The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
"the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
- The property of something that is great in magnitude
"the volume of exports"
- bulk, mass
- Physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
- 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"
- A relative amount
"mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water"
- The magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
"the kids played their music at full volume"
- loudness, intensity
Derived forms: volumes
See also: loud, soft, volumed, voluminous
Type of: amount, magnitude, measure, product, production, publication, quantity, sound property
Part of: set
AmE ; / noun
HIGH VOLUME, SALES VOLUME
the amount of space that an object or a substance fills; the amount of space that a container has:
Liquid fuels are sold by volume.
The barrel has a volume of ten cubic metres.
the amount of sth:
The volume of trade between the two countries decreased last year.
Sales have doubled in volume over the last two years.
Volume sales increased by 15% last year.
DVD equipment has sold in high volumes.
The sheer volume of data will make the project a long one.
an enormous/a high/low/huge/large/substantial volume (of sth)
3 (Stock Exchange ) [U,C]
the total number of shares bought and sold on a stock exchange on a particular day:
an average daily trading volume of 100 000 shares
(a) brisk/heavy/light/low/strong volume (of sth)
in large quantities:
We're a small business and can't afford to buy supplies in volume.
the types of bikes that sell in volume