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volume

Pronunciation: vol'yum

Definition: Space occupied by matter, expressed usually in cubic millimeters, cubic centimeters, liters, etc.

See: water

[L. volumen, something rolled up, scroll, fr. volvo, to roll]

See Also: capacity

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