Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | Old French |

Origin: | Latin volumen 'roll, scroll', from volvere; VOLUBLE |

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vol‧ume W2

1TCB## sound

[uncountable] the amount of sound produced by a television, radio etc

2## amount of something

[countable usually singular, uncountable] the total amount of something, especially when it is large or increasing ** volume of**

The volume of traffic on the roads has increased dramatically in recent years.

the volume of trade

3## space filled

[countable usually singular] a measurement of the amount of space that a substance or object fills, or the amount of space in a container ** volume of**

an instrument for measuring the volume of a gas

The volume of the container measures 10,000 cubic metres.

4## book

[countable]

a) AL a book that is part of a set, or one into which a very long book is divided :

The period from 1940-45 is in volume 9.

b) formalTCN a book ** volume of**

a volume of Keats's poetry

c) all the copies of a particular magazine printed in one particular year

Definition of volume from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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