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The volume, of an object, is a quantification of how much space it occupies. The volume, of an object, is equal to its mass divided by its average density. Volume (Cx3) is the antiderivative of area (Cx2). In terms of volume measurements, volume may also be termed "capacity".

The volume of a solid object is, classically, a (positive) value given to describe the 3-dimensional concept of how much space it occupies. 1-dimensional objects (like lines) and 2-dimensional objects (like squares) have zero volume in 3-dimensional space. It can also be used to refer to the amount of space an n-dimensional object uses up, although this usage is uncommon.

Common equations for volume:

A commonly used SI unit for volume is the liter, and one thousand liters is the volume of a cubic meter, which was formerly termed a stere. A cubic centimeter is essentially the same as a milliliter.

Traditional US measures of volume:

Traditional UK measures of volume: Traditional cooking measures for volume also include: To help compare different volumes, see these pages:

See also: Orders of magnitude, mass, density

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Volume is a common term for the amplitude of sound.