Translation of volume in Spanish:


volumen, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvɑljəm/ /ˈvɑlˌjum/ /ˈvɒljuːm/

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  • 1

    (of a body) volumen masculine
    (of container) capacidad feminine
    what is the volume of this bottle? ¿qué capacidad tiene esta botella?
    • With negative curvature, space has infinite volume.
    • Likewise, a gas will occupy any volume which is made available to it.
    • In other words, it takes on the exact shape and volume of its container.
    • At a particular pressure, the same weight of a substance occupies a larger volume as a gas than as a liquid or solid.
    • First, if the outside air temperature is dramatically different to that of the water the tank is cooled on immersion and the air volume is reduced within it.
    • Pressure sensors determine your body volume by measuring the amount of air your body displaces.
    • Real objects are not point masses but occupy a volume of space and have an infinite variety of shapes.
    • Ice cream contains about 50 per cent air by volume.
    • Formalist interpretations of Cubism view its essential significance as lying in a revolutionary approach to the depiction of space, volume, and mass.
    • Since the bulk of volume gets occupied with the furniture pieces, the beauty of a bedroom greatly depends upon the quality of the furniture.
    • Processes farther down the pipeline must be upgraded and reworked in order to handle much greater volume.
    • At the time, many people were expressing concerns over whether the site was capable of handling the increasing volume of sewage from the growing population.
    • The following are the country's most widely planted varieties, red wine varieties first, in descending order of volume of wine produced.
    • A huge workforce, in the region of a million today, handles this massive volume of diamonds.
    • The flush tank periodically releases a large volume of water into the gutter.
    • Under a share specification, an emitter would get a permit to emit a certain volume of gas per period of time.
    • At the end of the treatment period, the bone volume and density of the femurs were measured by Archimedes' principle.
  • 2

    cantidad feminine
    volumen masculine
    (of business, trade) volumen masculine
    the volume of mail we get la cantidad / el volumen de correspondencia que recibimos
    • The amount and volume of material we receive each day is huge and unfortunately sometimes it's impossible to answer everybody's pleas.
    • A year later, he upgraded the phone system to handle the growing volume of phone orders.
    • The business has also been successful in increasing both the value and volume of orders per customer through better customer relationship management.
    • You might refund part of passengers' fares, cutting into your margin in order to increase volume.
    • ‘We've never had to deal with this volume of complaints for this sort of programme before,’ said an ITC spokeswoman.
    • The existing airport, he notes, still has just one X-ray machine at its international terminal to handle the huge traffic volume that the airport now sees.
    • However, I'd like to say that this is just at its infancy, and we're dealing with very low volume training, just a few pilots at a time.
    • With the airport authorities barely equipped to handle such huge volume of people, the airport now resembles a sophisticated bus stand.
    • To deal with the huge volume of claims, the federal government set up an alternative dispute resolution process to fast-track settlements.
    • The massive volume of letters we received in response to our campaign shows an overwhelming depth of community spirit, far more powerful than anything racists have to offer.
    • The train operator also indicated it would be putting on extra trains to deal with the huge volume of race-goers expected to flock to the city.
    • Wireless networks are not built to handle the huge volume of calls that emergencies generate.
    • Because of the large volume of e-mail received, the President cannot personally respond to each message.
    • The phone lines were jammed and in the end we had to disconnect the phones as we couldn't deal with the sheer volume of listeners calling us.
    • In the cases of chemistry and hematology, these findings can probably be explained by the sheer volume of tests ordered in these two categories.
    • The sheer volume of consumers has simultaneously homogenized it, as well as reigniting enthusiasm for it.
    • Plainly the company did not want to lose this, although it is hard to see who else could have handled traffic of this volume in any sensible way.
    • The grain distribution system currently has massive over-capacity, meaning any company can handle extra volume if it can sell it.
    • Its systems couldn't handle rapidly increasing volume, and it also choked on an acquisition.
    • A continuous battle ensued around the vast volume of paperwork issued by various state defendants in order to prevent the action proceeding to hearing.
  • 3

    (of sound)
    volumen masculine
    to turn the volume up/down subir/bajar el volumen
    • Pianists must rely more heavily on differing volume levels to distinguish voices.
    • There are two further console-style buttons on the top of the device, positioned for index-finger usage, and power and volume controls on the base.
    • The controls are on top surface of the right-hand satellite speaker but are limited to the power switch and volume control.
    • A microphone picks up ambient sound and amplifies it, and volume control allows you to adjust the level.
    • Your doctor checks your speech and sound recognition at various volume levels.
    • This was a very effective way of controlling volume levels and made our little solo lines much easier to play.
    • A good camera will have a headphone socket so the operator can hear exactly the sound that is being captured and, in particular, the level or volume of the sound.
    • Timbre and volume are controlled by switches and knobs in a drawer on the left side of the instrument.
    • In the finished models of the theremin, volume levels were controlled by means of a comparable heterodyne effect triggered by the player's other hand.
    • As for playback, the program offers the repeat control, volume level normalisation, and custom track overlap.
    • If you do the latter, you will have to work with the computer's volume control to find a level that adequately feeds the amp without distorting.
    • Decibels of sound volume must be specified with the distance, typically one metre, otherwise they are meaningless.
    • Using the automatic volume level avoids these problems.
    • The volume level from track to track also is highly variable.
    • The sound quality is a little muddy, but a distinct bloom appears at high volume levels.
    • In the past, the power/mute / volume buttons could be programmed to control the TV.
    • There was no zipper effect when increasing/decreasing the volume, and no audible hash, even with the volume at its maximum volume level.
    • The phone fits nicely in your hand and despite its compact size, the controls are a decent size, with volume and the power key moulded in the easy to grip composite exterior.
    • When playing fortissimo, pianists should remember that volume is not a function of weight alone.
    • He has himself spoken of adding weight and volume to Indian sounds and of liberating Indian melodic forms from the closed world of the chamber to the freedom of the large concert hall.
  • 4

    • 4.1(book)

      tomo masculine
      volumen masculine
      a two-volume dictionary un diccionario en dos tomos / volúmenes
      • There was huge, leather bound series of volumes of Encyclopaedia Celtica.
      • Photographs are of reasonable resolution and the whole layout of the book is more pleasing and open than earlier volumes in the series.
      • Eventually the series filled two volumes published in March and May 1788.
      • I have used and am very pleased with this book, and I look forward to the other volumes in this series.
      • I was a captivated reader of almost all of the volumes published in that series.
      • Now, thirty-five years later, he is publishing the seventh volume in this series.
      • As the editor of the subsequent volume in this series observes, the nineteenth century was to be Britain's century.
      • The significance of that change of political direction will be explored in the next volume in this series.
      • The records of the proceedings, including the documentation of the Nazi atrocities, were published in a series of forty-two volumes.
      • The project was finally initiated in 1985; to date, seven volumes of the series have been published.
      • The natural history of the birds was treated in a second series of nine volumes.
      • Thus, when invited to contribute to a series of volumes about famous historians, she turned to a figure whose personal cosmopolitanism was as interesting as his scholarship.
      • The latest two volumes of this exciting series continue the tradition of scholarly and typographical excellence established by their predecessors.
      • Like other volumes in this series, it candidly mentions not only the successes, but also the failures and defeats of airpower.
      • It is intended to stand alone, so one does not have to read the other volumes in the series.
      • As with other volumes in this series, a solid introduction is followed by verse by verse comment on the text.
      • These two volumes come from a series of four reference works on American government.
      • It was issued in six volumes between 1572 and 1617.
      • One volume per year is issued, and each is devoted to a single subject.
      • Thus, he devoted four of seven volumes to the period since 1815.

    • 4.2volumes plural(a great deal)

      montones masculine informal
      to write volumes escribir páginas y páginas