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Definition 1: physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used a large book as a doorstop

Synonyms for volume in the sense of this definition

(volume is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

(... is a kind of volume ) a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

(... is a kind of volume ) a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn

(... is a kind of volume ) a book consisting chiefly of pictures

(... is a kind of volume ) a book with paper covers

(... is a kind of volume ) a book in which customers' orders are entered; usually makes multiple copies of the order

(... is a kind of volume ) a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction

"his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels" "he burned all the novels"

(... is a kind of volume ) a record book as a physical object

(... is a kind of volume ) a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers

(... is a kind of volume ) a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages

"the first folio of Shakespeare's plays"

(... is a kind of volume ) an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table

(... is a kind of volume ) a book with blank pages for recording notes or memoranda

(volume is a part of ...) the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine

(volume is a part of ...) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

"the book had a leather binding"

(volume is a part of ...) the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

"the title and author were printed on the spine of the book"

Definition 2: the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the kids played their music at full volume

Synonyms for volume in the sense of this definition

(volume is a kind of ...) an attribute of sound

(... is a kind of volume ) (music) a gradual increase in loudness

(... are attributes of volume) characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity

"a group of loud children" "loud thunder" "her voice was too loud" "loud trombones"

(... are attributes of volume) (of sound) relatively low in volume

"soft voices" "soft music"

Definition 3: the property of something that is great in magnitude - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
  • he received a mass of correspondence
  • the volume of exports

Synonyms for volume in the sense of this definition

(volume is a kind of ...) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

"they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion" "about the magnitude of a small pea"

(... is a kind of volume ) the volume measured in dollars

"the store's dollar volume continues to rise"

Definition 4: a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the third volume was missing
  • he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review

(volume is a kind of ...) a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

(... is a member of volume) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

Definition 5: the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gas expanded to twice its original volume

(volume is a kind of ...) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

(... is a kind of volume ) the amount that can be contained

"the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"

(volume is a part of ...) a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Definition 6: a relative amount - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where volume or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water

(volume is a kind of ...) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

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