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Meaning of VOLUMINOUS

Pronunciation:  vu'loomunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "extensive press coverage"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
  2. [adj]  large in volume or bulk; "a voluminous skirt"
 

VOLUMINOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: abundant, big, copious, extensive, large
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vo*lu"mi*nous\, a. [L. voluminosus: cf. F.
volumineux.]
Of or pertaining to volume or volumes. Specifically:
(a) Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.

          But ended foul in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and
          vast.                                --Milton.

          Over which dusky draperies are hanging, and
          voluminous curtains have long since fallen. --De
                                               Quincey.
(b) Of great volume, or bulk; large. --B. Jonson.
(c) Consisting of many volumes or books; as, the collections
    of Muratori are voluminous.
(d) Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious;
    diffuse; as, a voluminous writer. -- {Vo*lu"mi*nous*ly},
    adv. -- {Vo*lu"mi*nous*ness}, n.

 

 

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