Definitions for voluminousvəˈlu mə nəs
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large in volume or bulk
"a voluminous skirt"
tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous(adj)
marked by repeated turns and bends
"a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)
"she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.
Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
Of great volume, or bulk; large.
Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.
of or pertaining to volume or volumes
consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions
of great volume, or bulk; large
having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer
Origin: [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You're going to be in a pretty tight space -- nothing as voluminous as the ISS -- for the mission.
No one who has read official documents needs to be told how easy it is to conceal the essential truth under the apparently candid and all- disclosing phrases of a voluminous and particularizing report....
It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow.
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