When driving and looking for an address, I turn down the volume on the radio.
Fittingly, the most intriguing tale in this volume, titled “Translator Translated,” examines a literary life.
With this kind of volume, the machinery of deportation is overwhelmed at every stage, especially our immigration courts.
late 14c., "roll of parchment containing writing, large book," from Old French volume, from Latin volumen (genitive voluminis) "roll (as of a manuscript), coil, wreath," from volvere "to turn around, roll" (see volvox). Meaning "book forming part of a set" (1520s) is from a sense in French. Generalized sense of "bulk, mass, quantity" (1620s) developed from that of "bulk or size of a book" (1520s), again following the sense evolution in the French version of the word.
volume vol·ume (vŏl'yōōm, -yəm)
The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or region of space, expressed in cubic units.
The capacity of such a region or of a specified container, expressed in cubic units.
So nasty as to cause one to vomit: Gross and even grossening are out. Vomitrocious is in
[1970s+; longer form fr vomit plus (a)trocious]