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vol·ume /ˈvɑljəm, (ˌ)jum/

體積,大小,冊,卷,容量,大量,許多,份量

vol·ume /ˈvɑljəm, (ˌ)jum/ 名詞

容量,容積,體積,卷

volume

多重卷

volume

多量測試

volume

量; 容積

From: Network Terminology

volume

卷

Vol·ume n.

1. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients. [Obs.]

*The papyrus, and afterward the parchment, was joined together [by the ancients] to form one sheet, and then rolled upon a staff into a volume (volumen).* --*Encyc. Brit.*

2. Hence, a collection of printed sheets bound together, whether containing a single work, or a part of a work, or more than one work; a book; a tome; especially, that part of an extended work which is bound up together in one cover; as, a work in four volumes.

*An odd volume of a set of books bears not the value of its proportion to the set.* --*Franklin.*

4. Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil.

So glides some trodden serpent on the grass,

And long behind wounded volume trails. --*Dryden.*

*Undulating billows rolling their silver volumes.* --*W. Irving.*

4. Dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, etc.; mass; bulk; as, the volume of an elephant's body; a volume of gas.

5. Mus. Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone.

**Atomic volume**, **Molecular volume** Chem., the ratio of the atomic and molecular weights divided respectively by the specific gravity of the substance in question.

**Specific volume** Physics & Chem., the quotient obtained by dividing unity by the specific gravity; the reciprocal of the specific gravity. It is equal (when the specific gravity is referred to water at 4° C. as a standard) to the number of cubic centimeters occupied by one gram of the substance.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

volume

n 1: the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object;

"the gas expanded to twice its original volume"

2: 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" [syn: bulk, mass]

3: physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound

together; "he used a large book as a doorstop" [syn: book]

4: 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"

5: a relative amount; "mix one volume of the solution with ten

volumes of water"

6: the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction);

"the kids played their music at full volume" [syn: loudness,

intensity] [ant: softness]