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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

Volume depends precisely on the writer's having been able to sit in a room every day, year after year, alone.
Susan Sontag

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.
Sherwood Boehlert

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

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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