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    volume - Dictionary definition and meaning for word volume

    Definition
    (noun) the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    Example Sentence
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
    Definition
    (noun) the property of something that is great in magnitude
    Synonyms : bulk , mass
    Example Sentence
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports
    Definition
    (noun) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    Synonyms : book
    Example Sentence
    • he used a large book as a doorstop
    Definition
    (noun) a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
    Example Sentence
    • the third volume was missing
    • he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review
    Definition
    (noun) a relative amount
    Example Sentence
    • mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water
    Definition
    (noun) the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    Synonyms : intensity , loudness
    Example Sentence
    • the kids played their music at full volume
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