What does voluminous mean?

Definitions for voluminous
vəˈlu mə nəsvo·lu·mi·nous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. voluminousadjective

    large in volume or bulk

    "a voluminous skirt"

  2. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminousadjective

    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"

  3. copious, voluminousadjective

    large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)

    "she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"

Wiktionary

  1. voluminousadjective

    Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.

  2. voluminousadjective

    Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.

  3. voluminousadjective

    Of great volume, or bulk; large.

  4. voluminousadjective

    Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voluminousadjective

    of or pertaining to volume or volumes

    Etymology: [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]

  2. Voluminousadjective

    consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions

    Etymology: [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]

  3. Voluminousadjective

    of great volume, or bulk; large

    Etymology: [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]

  4. Voluminousadjective

    having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer

    Etymology: [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluminous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluminous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of voluminous in a Sentence

  1. James Madison:

    The internal effects of a mutable policy are [...] calamitous. It poisons the blessings of liberty itself. 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if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man who knows what the law is today can guess what it will be tomorrow.

  2. James Madison:

    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.

  3. Eric Swalwell:

    I want to meet the The FBI supervisor who would not open an investigation with the information that they had, the information that started the investigation was alarming, and the evidence that Carter Page was an agent of a foreign power was voluminous.

  4. Antonella Pasqualone:

    Flat bread presents numerous advantages over' high' and voluminous bread loaves, and in my opinion, a plausible hypothesis is that this kind of bread could be a perfect bridge between hunter-gatherers and stable farmers.

  5. John Marzulli:

    There is voluminous amounts of evidence in the case, voluminous documents, and some of those documents are classified, so the case was declared complex.

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