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1 a considerable amount
  • we can only make money if we sell our goods in volume

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2 a given or particular mass or aggregate of matter
  • produces great volumes of work each day

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3 a set of printed sheets of paper bound together between covers and forming a work of fiction or nonfiction
  • reissued the trilogy in a single volume

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4 the largest number or amount that something can hold
  • state the barrel's volume in terms of gallons

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bulk, mass, volume mean the aggregate that forms a body or unit. bulk implies an aggregate that is impressively large, heavy, or numerous. the darkened bulk of the skyscrapers mass suggests an aggregate made by piling together things of the same kind. a mass of boulders volume applies to an aggregate without shape or outline and capable of flowing or fluctuating. a tremendous volume of water

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The first known use of volume was in the 14th century

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“Volume.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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