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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

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
Pablo Picasso

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

I'm really lucky in the sense that my hair holds curl awesomely well. It looks the same at 10 P.M. as it does at 10 A.M. One of my favorite products is Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray. I can get a lot of volume with it. I'm from the South - I like big hair.
Carrie Underwood

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
William Ellery Channing

One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
William Ellery Channing
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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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