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1a book forming part of a work or series. a single book or a bound collection of printed sheets. a consecutive sequence of issues of a periodical. historical a scroll of parchment or papyrus containing written matter.
2the amount of space that a substance or object occupies, or that is enclosed within a container, especially when great:the sewer could not cope with the volume of rainwater a volume of air the amount or quantity of something, especially when great:changes in the volume of consumer spending
(a volume of/volumes of
) a certain, typically large amount of something:the volumes of data handled are vast
fullness or expansive thickness of something, especially of a person’s hair. 3quantity or power of sound; degree of loudness:he turned the volume up on the radio