volume

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (physics)
a. el volumen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of a substance)
What is the volume of soda in this bottle?¿Cuál es el volumen de refresco en esta botella?
b. la capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of a container)
You are only allowed to carry bottles with a volume of 100 ml or less on the airplane.Sólo se permite cargar botellas con una capacidad de 100 ml o menos en el avión.
2. (loudness)
a. el volumen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Turn up the volume. I like that song.Sube el volumen. Me gusta esa canción.
3. (written material)
a. el tomo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I have Shakespeare's complete works in six volumes.Tengo las obras completas de Shakespeare en seis tomos.
b. el volumen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I just finished reading volume one of the trilogy.Acabo de terminar de leer el volumen uno de la trilogía.
4. (amount)
a. el volumen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We've had a high volume of orders in the past few weeks.Hemos tenido un alto volumen de pedidos en las últimas semanas.
b. la cantidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Paco is having a hard time keeping up with the volume of mail that he gets.A Paco se le dificulta mantenerse al día con la cantidad de correo que recibe.
volumes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (great quantity)
a. mucho
That ridiculous story speaks volumes for your desperation.Ese cuento ridículo dice mucho de tu desesperación.
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volume
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el volumen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a.
to speak volumesdecir mucho
to turn the volume up/downsubir/bajar el volumen
volume controlmando del volumen
volume [ˈvɒljuːm]
noun
1 (book) libro (m); volumen (m)
he took down a slim volume from the shelf
(one of series) volumen (m); tomo (m)
a 125-page volume un libro or volumen de 125 páginas; in the third volume en el tercer tomo or volumen; an edition in four volumes una edición en cuatro tomos or volúmenes
a two-volume dictionary
2 (sound) volumen (m)
to turn the volume up subir el volumen or sonido
3 (Fís) (Mat) volumen (m); (when measuring liquids) capacidad (f)
the volume of a geometric solid how to measure the volume of a sphere what is the volume of this bottle?
4 (size, bulk) volumen (m); [of water] cantidad (f); volumen (m)
the volume of water contained by the reservoir
5 (amount) [of work, sales] volumen (m)
production volume volumen (m) de producción
6 volumes (of) (great quantities) gran cantidad (de)
volumes of smoke gran cantidad de humo; to write volumes escribir mucho; his expression spoke volumes su expresión lo decía todo; it speaks volumes for him eso lo dice todo de él
modifier
volume business (n) empresa (f) que comercia solo en grandes cantidades
volume control (n) control (m) de volumen
volume discount (n) descuento (m) por volumen de compras
volume sales (n) ventas (f) a granel
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