meaning of volume

1. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping or for use, after the manner of the ancients.
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.
Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll; a turn; a convolution; a coil.
Dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, etc. ; mass; bulk; as, the volume of an elephants body; a volume of gas.
Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or tone.
physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a ">doorstop"

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