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volume meaning

[ 'vɔlju:m; (US) -jəm ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "volume""volume" in a sentence
  • Noun: volume  vólyoom
    1. The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
      "the gas expanded to twice its original volume" 
    2. The property of something that is great in magnitude
      "the volume of exports"
      - bulk, mass 
    3. Physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
      - book 
    4. 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" 
    5. A relative amount
      "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water" 
    6. 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

    Encyclopedia: Volume

  • [Business]
    AmE ; / noun


    1 [U,C]

    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.

    2 [C,U]

    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 volume

    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

  • [Economics]
    1) The space occupied by something.

    2) A measure of the amount of trade that has taken place, usually in a specified period. On the London Stock Exchange, for example, the number of shares traded in a day is called the volume and the value of these shares is called the turnover. In commodity markets, the daily volume is usually the number of lots traded in a day.

  • [Electronics]
    1. Intensity of sound. Also called LOUDNESS.
    2. A circumscribed portion of space, either imaginary or actually occupied, and described by three dimensions (e.g., sphere, ellipsoid, cube, pyramid, etc.).
    3. In a computer system, a unit of magnetic storage medium (e.g., a diskette).

  • [Finance]
    This is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller.

  • [Medicine]
    1 : the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional figure as measured in cubic units (as inches, quarts, or centimeters) : cubic capacity
    2 : the amount of a substance occupying a particular volume
  • She read a few lines and dropped the volume.
  • He bought a bound volume of the magazine.
  • He took down a dusty row of volumes.
  • Some histories are one hundred volumes long.
  • Common units of volume are cubic centimeter.
  • A gas is squeezed into a smaller volume.
  • It took years to compilie this volume.
  • The purpose of this volume is to explore the cell.
  • This library comprises about 13,000 volumes.
  • The total volume of the particles is negligible.
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