Associations to the word «Volume»


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.
VOLUME, noun. Strength of sound. Measured in decibels.
VOLUME, noun. The issues of a periodical over a period of one year.
VOLUME, noun. A bound book.
VOLUME, noun. A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia.
VOLUME, noun. Quantity.
VOLUME, noun. (economics) The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.
VOLUME, noun. (computing) An accessible storage area with a single file system, typically resident on a single partition of a hard disk.
VOLUME CT, noun. (medicine) A medical-imaging modality similar to a traditional computed tomography imaging, which acquires data via a two-dimensional detector array and reconstructs the images directly into a volume representation of the patient.
VOLUME SHOOTER, noun. (basketball) player who takes a lot of shots

Dictionary definition

VOLUME, noun. The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume".
VOLUME, noun. The property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports".
VOLUME, noun. Physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop".
VOLUME, noun. A publication that is one of a set of several similar publications; "the third volume was missing"; "he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review".
VOLUME, noun. A relative amount; "mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water".
VOLUME, noun. The magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume".

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe