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From Old French volume.

Noun

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volume

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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.)
  6. (economics) The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.

See also

cubic distance
sound

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French

Pronunciation

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] volumen.

Noun

volume m. (plural volumes)

  1. volume

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Italian

Noun

volume m. (plural volumi)

  1. volume

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