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n. (v., vol., abbr.) ~ 1. A collection of pages bound together. - 2. Cataloging · A major division of a published work, distinguished from similar divisions of the same work by a title page, half-title, cover title, or portfolio title, and usually having separate pagination, foliation, or signatures3. - 3. A group of issues of a periodical, usually for a single year. - 4. Computing · A removable unit of storage. - 5. Audio · The relative loudness of a sound recording or program.


A volume1 in the physical sense may not coincide with a volume2 in the bibliographic sense.