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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

Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.
James A. Garfield

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

Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful. We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube than exists in the entire world today.
Ralph Merkle

The greenhouse effect of carbon-dioxide emissions does produce gentle warming if it is not counteracted by unpredictable natural phenomena, but it cannot be measured directly against the volume of such emissions.
Conrad Black

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
James M. Barrie
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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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