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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vo·lu·mi·nous a.  Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.  Specifically: --
 (a) Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
 But ended foul in many a scaly fold,
 Voluminous and vast.   --Milton.
    Over which dusky draperies are hanging, and voluminous curtains have long since fallen.   --De Quincey.
 (b) Of great volume, or bulk; large.
 (c) Consisting of many volumes or books; as, the collections of Muratori are voluminous.
 (d) Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.
 -- Vo*lu*mi*nous*ly, adv. -- Vo*lu*mi*nous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : greatness of volume [syn: fullness, voluminosity]