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  • n  the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • n  the property of something that is great in magnitude
    the volume of exports
  • n  physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
  • n  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
  • n  a relative amount
    mix one volume of the solution with ten volumes of water
  • n  the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    the kids played their music at full volume

  • In fact, when teens are pressured by friends or family to turn down the volume on their iPods, they do exactly what you'd expect them to do: they turn the volume up instead.
  • Now, ten years after volume one we have the penultimate chapter.
  • Part of a twelve-volume life's work by Japan's godfather of manga, "Phoenix: Karma" stands out as one of the few comix to go beyond supreme artistry into the sublime.
News & Articles

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases
    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: BCSB BankCorp. : Approximately 493,700 shares changed hands, a 5,978.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares ...
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases
    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Bank of South Carolina Charleston : Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 95.9 decrease from its 65-day average volume. ...
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases
    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: AdvSh AccuvestGblOpp : Approximately 24,000 shares changed hands, a 1,984.1 percent increase over its 65-day ...
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Lee Rocker in Chillicothe Constitution Tribune
    I immediately took to old time rockabilly, and began playing the old upright bass,Rocker said. "It was fascinating music, turning down the volume and turning back the clock. It was like punk rock, with the energy and passion, but had the...
  • Tim Costello in 940 News
    That extraordinary volume of rain, of wave, of wind just crushing everything, snapping everything in its wake, that death toll I think could be conceivable,said Costello, of World Vision.
  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    For many years we've relied on a strategy based on identifying unsafe products at the border,Bush said. "The problem is that the growing volume of products coming into our country makes this approach increasingly unreliable."

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