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English noun: volume

1. volume (quantity) the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object


SamplesThe gas expanded to twice its original volume.


Broader (hypernym)amount, measure, quantity


Narrower (hyponym)capacity, content


Part holonymcapacity measure, capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, volume unit

2. volume (attribute) the property of something that is great in magnitude


SamplesIt is cheaper to buy it in bulk.
He received a mass of correspondence.
The volume of exports.


Synonymsbulk, mass


Broader (hypernym)magnitude


Narrower (hyponym)dollar volume, turnover

3. volume (artifact) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together


SamplesHe used a large book as a doorstop.


Synonymsbook


Broader (hypernym)product, production


Narrower (hyponym)album, coffee-table book, folio, hardback, hardcover, journal, notebook, novel, order book, paper-back book, paperback, paperback book, picture book, sketch block, sketch pad, sketchbook, soft-cover, soft-cover book, softback, softback book


Part holonymback, backbone, binding, book binding, cover, fore edge, foredge, spine

4. volume (communication) a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications


SamplesThe third volume was missing.
He asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review.


Broader (hypernym)publication


Member meronymset

5. volume (quantity) a relative amount


SamplesMix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water.


Broader (hypernym)amount, measure, quantity

6. volume (attribute) the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)


SamplesThe kids played their music at full volume.


Synonymsintensity, loudness


Broader (hypernym)sound property


Narrower (hyponym)crescendo, forte, fortissimo


Attributeloud, soft


Antonymssoftness









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