A collection of written or printed sheets bound together; a book. One of the books of a work printed and bound in more than one book. A series of issues of a periodical, usually covering one calendar year. A unit of written material assembled together and cataloged in a library. A roll of parchment; a scroll. 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. Amount; quantity: a low volume of business; a considerable volume of lumber. A large amount. Often used in the plural: volumes of praise. The amplitude or loudness of a sound. A control, as on a radio, for adjusting amplitude or loudness.