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.
But if that's going to happen, slender students may need to turn up the volume of their support for the subject.
With the spoken word, we use our tone, inflection and volume to question, exclaim and convey our feelings.
In a few cases the date takes the place of the volume number.
And as she spoke, she took up a volume of plays which lay upon the table.
This volume takes the hero and several of his chums to the great West.
The present volume is written in a similar spirit, as it has been similar in its origin.
He did not even go down to the Volga, but devoured one volume after another.
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]