Definition of volume

Definition of volume
  1. volume Noun A unit of three dimensional measure of space that comprises a length, a width and a height. It is measured in units of cubic centimeters in metric, cubic inches or cubic feet in English measurement. ("The room is 9x12x8, so its "volume" is 864 cubic feet.")
  2. volume Noun Strength of sound. Measured in decibels. ("Please turn down the "volume" on the stereo.")
  3. volume Noun The issues of a periodical over a period of one year. ("I looked at this week's copy of the magazine. It was "volume" 23, issue 45.")
  4. volume Noun A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia. ("The letter "G" was found in "volume" 4.")
  5. volume Noun A synonym for quantity. ("The "volume" of ticket sales decreased this week.")
  6. volume Noun The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.
  7. volume Noun An accessible storage area with a single file system, typically resident on a single partition of a hard disk.
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