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Definition of Volume

Volume

  1. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients.
  2. 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.
  3. Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil.
  4. 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. Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone.

Volume Quotations

I have also written some poems which have not been collected in a volume.
Grazia Deledda

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
Herman Melville

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
George Saunders

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
Alexander Hamilton

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
Don Marquis
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Volume Translations

volume in Afrikaans is volume
volume in Dutch is geluidssterkte, inhoud, volume
volume in German is Platte/Diskette, Jahrgang, Inhalt
volume in Italian is volume, volume
volume in Spanish is contenido, perimetro
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