el volumen
-the volume
See the entry for volumen.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (space taken)
a. volume
Recomiendo que el volumen de agua que echas a la masa iguale a el de harina.I recommend that the volume of water you add to the dough be equal to that of the flour.
b. size
Una mesa de este volumen no se puede transportar en coche.A table of this size can't be carried in a car.
2. (of sound)
a. volume
El médico me dijo que escuchar música a todo volumen es malo para el oído.The doctor told me that listening to music at full volume is harmful to your hearing.
3. (quantity)
a. volume
La empresa gana más porque el volumen de proyectos aumentó un 50%.The company is earning more because the volume of projects rose by 50%.
b. turnover
El volumen de negocio se redujo radicalmente, así que la compañía tuvo que cerrar.The turnover was dramatically reduced, so the company had to close.
4. (tome)
a. volume
El primer volumen de la trilogía es gratis, pero los otros dos serán de pago.The first volume of the trilogy is free, but we will have to pay for the other two.
5. (hollow)
a. body
El peluquero me recomendó cortar el pelo a capas para darle más volumen.The hairdresser advised me to get a layered cut to give more body to my hair.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de sonido)
a. volume
subir/bajar el volumento turn up/down the volume
sube el volumen que no te oímosspeak up, please, we can't hear you
a todo volumenat full volume
2. (com & fin)
a. volume
volumen de contratacióntrading volume
volumen de negocio o ventasturnover
3. (espacio ocupado)
a. size, bulk
ocupa poco volumenit doesn't take up a lot of space
el sofá tiene un volumen excesivo para la habitaciónthe sofa is too big for the room
4. (libro)
a. volume
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volúmenes (plural)
1 [de cuerpo] volume
el volumen de un líquido the volume of a liquid; cajas de gran volumen large o bulky boxes
volumen atómico atomic volume
volumen molecular molecular volume
2 [de sonido] volume
bajar el volumen to turn the volume down; subir el volumen to turn the volume up; puso la radio a todo volumen he turned the radio full up
3 (Com) volume
el volumen de las exportaciones the volume of exports
volumen de contratación trading volume
volumen de negocios volumen de operaciones turnover
4 (tomo) volume
5 [de cabello] body
esta espuma da volumen y brillo a su cabello this foam gives your hair body and shine
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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