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

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