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volume

vol·ume

volume

 
pronunciation:
val yum [or] val ym
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a collection of pages of writing or print bound together; book.
Our public library has thousands of volumes.
synonyms:
book, publication
similar words:
journal
definition 2: one of the books in a series or set of books.
This encyclopedia has twenty-five volumes.
definition 3: the size of a three-dimensional space enclosed within or occupied by an object.
The volume of the car engine is about two hundred cubic inches.
synonyms:
bulk, capacity
similar words:
dimensions, magnitude, mass, measure, measurements, size
definition 4: amount; quantity.
Many people in this country waste large volumes of water.
synonyms:
amount, quantity
similar words:
number, sum, total
definition 5: the amount of sound.
Would you please turn up the volume on the CD player?
synonyms:
loudness
similar words:
sound
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