Complete Definition of "volume"

wikipedia|dab=volume (disambiguation)|volume
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/vɒljuːm/
audio|en-us-volume.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From OF. #French|volume.

Noun
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  1. 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. Strength of sound. Measured in decibels. (Please turn down the volume on the stereo.)
  3. 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. A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia. (The letter "G" was found in volume 4.)
  5. A synonym for quantity. (The volume of ticket sales decreased this week.)

See also
book
tome
; cubic distance
Customary: ounces, pints, quarts, gallons, cubic inches (in<sup>3</sup>), cubic feet, cubic yards, cubic miles
Metric: mililiters, liters, cubic meters (m<sup>3</sup>), cubic centimeters ("cc") (cm<sup>3</sup>)
; sound
Universal: bels, decibels
Metric: millipascals (mPa)

Derived terms
voluminous

Translations
trans-top|A unit of three dimensional measure that consists of a length, a width and a height
Bulgarian: обем m
Czech: objem m
Dutch: volume n
Finnish: tilavuus
French: volume#French|volume m
German: Volumen n
Hebrew: נפח m
Hungarian: térfogat
Interlingua: volumine
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Italian: volume#Italian|volume m
Japanese: 体積 (たいせき, taiseki)
Polish: objętość f
Portuguese: volume m
Romanian: volum n
Slovak: objem#Slovak|objem m
Slovene: prostornina f, volumen m
Spanish: volumen m
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trans-top|Strength of sound
Bulgarian: сила (на звук) f
Czech: hlasitost f
Dutch: volume n
Finnish: äänenvoimakkuus
French: volume#French|volume m
German: Lautstärke f
Hebrew: עוצמת קול f
Hungarian: hangerő
Interlingua: volumine
trans-mid
Italian: volume#Italian|volume m
Japanese: 音量 (おんりょう, onryou), 声量 (せいりょう, seiryou)
Polish: głośność f
Portuguese: volume m
Romanian: volum n
Slovak: sila#Slovak|sila f
Slovene: glasnost f
Spanish: volumen m
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trans-top|The issues of a periodical over a period of one year
Bulgarian: година f
Finnish: vuosikerta
German: Jahrgang m
Hungarian: évfolyam
Italian: volume#Italian|volume m
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Polish: rocznik m
Slovak: ročník#Slovak|ročník m
Slovene: letnik m
Spanish: volumen m
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trans-top|A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia
Bulgarian: том m
Czech: svazek m
Finnish: kirja, nide, volyymi, osa
French: volume#French|volume m
German: Band m
Hungarian: kötet
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Italian: volume#Italian|volume m
Japanese: 巻 (かん, kan)
Polish: tom m
Slovak: zväzok#Slovak|zväzok m
Slovene: zvezek m, knjiga f
Spanish: volumen m
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trans-top|A synonym for quantity
Finnish: määrä
French: volume#French|volume m
Hungarian: volumen
Italian: volume#Italian|volume m
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Spanish: volumen m
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ttbc|Arabic: الحجم
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ttbc|Malay: isipadu, jilid


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /vɔ.lym/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /vO.lym/

Etymology
From L. volumen.

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #Noun|volume

Related terms
volumétrique
volumineux


Italian

Noun
it-noun|volum|m|e|i

  1. volume#English|volume

Related terms
volumenometro
volumetria
volumetrico
voluminosità
voluminoso

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