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To calculate the volume of a cube, multiply the length of an edge of the cube by itself twice. The volume of this cube is 125 cubic feet.

vol·ume

 (vŏl′yo͞om, -yəm)
n.
1.
a. A collection of written or printed sheets bound together; a book.
b. One of the books of a work printed and bound in more than one book.
c. A series of issues of a periodical, usually covering one calendar year.
d. A unit of written material assembled together and cataloged in a library.
2. A roll of parchment; a scroll.
3. Abbr. V
a. The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or region of space, expressed in cubic units.
b. The capacity of such a region or of a specified container, expressed in cubic units.
4.
a. Amount; quantity: a low volume of business; a considerable volume of lumber.
b. often volumes A large amount: volumes of praise.
5.
a. The amplitude or loudness of a sound.
b. A control, as on a radio, for adjusting amplitude or loudness.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin volūmen, roll of writing, from volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

volume

(ˈvɒljuːm)
n
1. (Units) the magnitude of the three-dimensional space enclosed within or occupied by an object, geometric solid, etc. Symbol: V
2. a large mass or quantity: the volume of protest.
3. an amount or total: the volume of exports.
4. (Music, other) fullness or intensity of tone or sound
5. the control on a radio, etc, for adjusting the intensity of sound
6. (Library Science & Bibliography) a bound collection of printed or written pages; book
7. (Library Science & Bibliography) any of several books either bound in an identical format or part of a series
8. (Library Science & Bibliography) the complete set of issues of a periodical over a specified period, esp one year
9. (Historical Terms) history a roll or scroll of parchment, papyrus, etc
10. speak volumes to convey much significant information
Abbreviations (for senses 6–8): v or vol
[C14: from Old French volum, from Latin volūmen a roll, book, from volvere to roll up]

vol•ume

(ˈvɒl yum, -yəm)

n.
1.
a. the amount of space, measured in cubic units, that an object or substance occupies.
b. the measured amount that a container or other object can hold; cubic capacity.
2. a mass or quantity, esp. a large quantity, of something: a volume of mail.
3. amount; total: the volume of sales.
4. mass; bulk.
5. the degree of sound intensity or audibility; loudness: to turn up the volume on a radio.
6. fullness or quantity of tone.
7. a book, esp. as a separately bound portion of a larger work, or as one of a series of works.
8. a set of issues of a periodical, often covering one year.
9. a roll of papyrus, parchment, etc.; scroll.
Idioms:
speak volumes, to be expressive or full of meaning.
[1350–1400; < Middle French < Latin volūmen roll (of sheets), derivative of volvere to roll]
vol′umed, adj.

vol·ume

(vŏl′yo͞om)
1. The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or region of space.
2. A measure of the loudness or intensity of a sound.

volume

- Originally the name of a scroll or roll of papyrus, from Latin volvere, "to roll up."
See also related terms for papyrus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.volume - the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an objectvolume - the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
capacity, content - the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"
2.volume - the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports"
magnitude - the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea"
dollar volume, turnover - the volume measured in dollars; "the store's dollar volume continues to rise"
3.volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound togethervolume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
album - a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc
book binding, cover, binding, back - the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding"
coffee-table book - an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table
folio - a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages; "the first folio of Shakespeare's plays"
fore edge, foredge - the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
hardback, hardcover - a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
journal - a record book as a physical object
novel - a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
order book - a book in which customers' orders are entered; usually makes multiple copies of the order
picture book - a book consisting chiefly of pictures
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
sketch block, sketch pad, sketchbook - a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn
backbone, spine - the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved; "the title and author were printed on the spine of the book"
notebook - a book with blank pages for recording notes or memoranda
4.volume - a publication that is one of a set of several similar publicationsvolume - 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"
publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
5.volume - a relative amount; "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
6.volume - the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)volume - the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume"
sound property - an attribute of sound
crescendo - (music) a gradual increase in loudness
fortissimo, forte - (music) loud

volume

noun
1. amount, quantity, level, body, total, measure, degree, mass, proportion, bulk, aggregate the sheer volume of traffic on our motorways
2. capacity, size, mass, extent, proportions, dimensions, bulk, measurements, magnitude, compass, largeness, cubic content When water is frozen it increases in volume.
3. book, work, title, opus, publication, manual, tome, treatise, almanac, compendium a slim volume of English poetry
4. loudness, sound, amplification He came round to complain about the volume of the music.
Related words
adjective cubical

volume

noun
1. A printed and bound work:
2. An issue of printed material offered for sale or distribution:
3. Great extent, amount, or dimension.Often used in plural:
Translations
حَجْمحَجم الصَّوت، جَهارَة الصَّوْتكِتاب كَبير الحَجْمكَمِيَّهمُجَلَّد
годинаобемтом
objemsvazekhlasitostmnožstvídíl
mængdeomfangbindlydstyrke
tilavuusvolyymivuosikertaäänenvoimakkuuskirja
količina
évfolyamhangerõhangerőkötettérfogat
bindibókhljóîstyrkurmagnrúmtak, rúmmál
容積
용적
garso stiprumastomas
apjomsgrāmatasējumsskaņas stiprumstilpums
hlasnosťobjemsila
glasnostprostorninazvezekvolumenknjiga
volymband
ความจุ ปริมาตร
hacimkitapmiktaroylumses yüksekliği
thể tích

volume

[ˈvɒljuːm]
A. N
1. (= book) → libro m, volumen m; (= one of series) → volumen m, tomo m
a 125-page volumeun libro or volumen de 125 páginas
in the third volumeen el tercer tomo or volumen
an edition in four volumesuna edición en cuatro tomos or volúmenes
2. (= sound) → volumen m
to turn the volume upsubir el volumen or sonido
3. (Phys, Math) → volumen m; (when measuring liquids) → capacidad f
4. (= size, bulk) → volumen m; [of water] → cantidad f, volumen m
5. (= amount) [of work, sales] → volumen m
production volumevolumen m de producción
6. volumes (of) (= great quantities) → gran cantidad (de)
volumes of smokegran cantidad de humo
to write volumesescribir mucho
his expression spoke volumessu expresión lo decía todo
it speaks volumes for himeso lo dice todo de él
B. CPD volume business Nempresa f que comercia sólo en grandes cantidades
volume control Ncontrol m de volumen
volume discount Ndescuento m por volumen de compras
volume sales NPLventas fpl a granel

volume

[ˈvɒljuːm] n
(= amount) [sales, traffic, work] → volume m
[gas, liquid, object, container] → volume m
(= book) → ouvrage m
(= one of a series of books) → volume m
volume one → volume un
volume two → volume deux
(= loudness) [radio, television, sound system] → volume m
to turn up the volume → monter le volume
to speak volumes → en dire long
His expression spoke volumes → Son expression en disait long.
to speak volumes about sth → en dire long sur qchvolume control ncontrôle m du volumevolume discount n (COMMERCE)remise f sur la quantité

volume

n
Band m; in six volumesin sechs Bänden; a six-volume dictionaryein sechsbändiges Wörterbuch; to write volumesganze Bände plschreiben; that speaks volumes (fig)das spricht Bände (for für); it speaks volumes for himdas spricht sehr für ihn
(= space occupied by sth)Volumen nt, → Rauminhalt m
(= size, amount)Umfang m, → Ausmaß nt (→ of an +dat); a large volume of sales/businessein großer Umsatz; the volume of trafficdas Verkehrsaufkommen; trade has increased in volumedas Handelsvolumen hat sich vergrößert
(= large amount) volumes of smokeRauchschwaden pl; volumes of white silkMassen plvon weißer Seide; we’ve volumes of work to get throughwir haben noch Berge von Arbeit
(= sound)Lautstärke f; is the volume right up?ist das volle Lautstärke?; turn the volume up/down (Rad, TV) → stell (das Gerät) lauter/leiser
(Comput) → Datenträger m
attr volume discountMengenrabatt m; volume salesMengenabsatz m

volume

[ˈvɒljuːm] n
a. (book) → volume m
volume one/two → primo/secondo volume
b. (size, sound) → volume m; (of tank) → capacità f inv
c. to speak volumes (express a great deal) → dire tutto
his expression spoke volumes → la sua espressione lasciava capire tutto
it speaks volumes for his charm → la dice lunga sul suo fascino

volume

(ˈvoljum) noun
1. a book. This library contains over a million volumes.
2. one of a series of connected books. Where is volume fifteen of the encyclopedia?
3. the amount of space occupied by something, expressed in cubic measurement. What is the volume of the petrol tank?
4. amount. A large volume of work remains to be done.
5. level of sound eg on a radio, television etc. Turn up the volume on the radio.

volume

حَجْم objem mængde Volumen όγκος volumen tilavuus volume količina volume 容積 용적 volume volum objętość volume объем volym ความจุ ปริมาตร hacim thể tích 卷册

vol·ume

n. volumen.
1. espacio ocupado por una sustancia o un cuerpo;
2. cantidad, intensidad;
blood ______ sanguíneo;
expiratory air reserve ______ de reserva expiratoria o aire de reserva;
heart ______ cardíaco;
residual ______ residual;
stroke ______ sistólico;
tidal ______ de ventilación pulmonar.

volume

n volumen m; tidal — volumen corriente
References in classic literature ?
I like old Sam so well, I think I'll try the second volume," returned Jo, hoping to propitiate him by accepting a second dose of Boswell's Johnson, as he had recommended that lively work.
Those who wish to read of the earliest activities of Tom in the inventive line are referred to the initial volume, "Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle.
During this eulogium on the rare production of his native poets, the stranger had drawn the book from his pocket, and fitting a pair of iron-rimmed spectacles to his nose, opened the volume with a care and veneration suited to its sacred purposes.
The history of my going home, and returning with my family, forms a series of difficulties, an account of which would swell a volume, and being foreign to my purpose, I shall purposely omit them.
In the dining-room, behind the dresser, three or four books were discovered: an odd volume of Thackeray, another of Dickens, a memorandum-book or diary.
But the story would include a chain of events extending over the better part of two centuries, and, written out with reasonable amplitude, would fill a bigger folio volume, or a longer series of duodecimos, than could prudently be appropriated to the annals of all New England during a similar period.
The truth seems to be, however, that when he casts his leaves forth upon the wind, the author addresses, not the many who will fling aside his volume, or never take it up, but the few who will understand him better than most of his schoolmates or lifemates.
The little wretches denied it with all the added volume of their sociability and their tenderness, in just the crystal depths of which-- like the flash of a fish in a stream--the mockery of their advantage peeped up.
His broad-brim was placed beside him; his legs were stiffly crossed; his drab vesture was buttoned up to his chin; and spectacles on nose, he seemed absorbed in reading from a ponderous volume.
But what plays the mischief with this masterly code is the admirable brevity of it, which necessitates a vast volume of commentaries to expound it.
But perhaps that was why she fascinated him; the sheer volume of Marija's energy was overwhelming.
said Sam, rolling up his eyes with a volume of meaning.