n. (abbr. v. or vol.) A collection of pages bound together. DescriptionA 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. A group of issues of a periodical, usually for a single year. ComputingA removable unit of storage. Audiovisual RecordsThe relative loudness of a sound recording or program.


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