Volume - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈvɑːljuːm|  American pronunciation of the word volume
Brit.  |ˈvɒljuːm|  British pronunciation of the word volume


- the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
- the property of something that is great in magnitude(syn: bulk, mass)
- physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together (syn: book)
- a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
- a relative amount
- the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)(syn: intensity, loudness)


The volume is too loud.

Can you turn the volume up?

She fiddled with the volume on the stereo.

Huge volumes of park visitors come through every weekend.

The box has a volume of three cubic meters.

We measure the items by weight, not by volume.

Senior officials will be discussing how the volume of sales might be reduced.

The volume of traffic on the roads has increased dramatically in recent years.

The volume of the container measures 10,000 cubic metres.

The period from 1940-45 is in volume 9.

The volume of the container is 100 cubic meters.

the gas expanded to twice its original volume

he asked for the 1989 volume of the Annual Review

mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water

the kids played their music at full volume

Word forms

singular: volume
plural: volumes
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