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Definition: Specific volume
Volume \Vol"ume\, n. [F., from L. volumen a roll of writing, a
book, volume, from volvere, volutum, to roll. See Voluble.]
1. A roll; a scroll; a written document rolled up for keeping
or for use, after the manner of the ancients. [Obs.]
The papyrus, and afterward the parchment, was joined
together [by the ancients] to form one sheet, and
then rolled upon a staff into a volume (volumen).
2. Hence, a collection of printed sheets bound together,
whether containing a single work, or a part of a work, or
more than one work; a book; a tome; especially, that part
of an extended work which is bound up together in one
cover; as, a work in four volumes.
An odd volume of a set of books bears not the value
of its proportion to the set. --Franklin.
4. Anything of a rounded or swelling form resembling a roll;
a turn; a convolution; a coil.
So glides some trodden serpent on the grass,
And long behind wounded volume trails. --Dryden.
Undulating billows rolling their silver volumes.
4. Dimensions; compass; space occupied, as measured by cubic
units, that is, cubic inches, feet, yards, etc.; mass;
bulk; as, the volume of an elephant's body; a volume of
5. (Mus.) Amount, fullness, quantity, or caliber of voice or
Atomic volume, Molecular volume (Chem.), the ratio of the
atomic and molecular weights divided respectively by the
specific gravity of the substance in question.
Specific volume (Physics & Chem.), the quotient obtained by
dividing unity by the specific gravity; the reciprocal of
the specific gravity. It is equal (when the specific
gravity is referred to water at 4[deg] C. as a standard)
to the number of cubic centimeters occupied by one gram of