Definition:Volume

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Definition

Volume is the measure of the extent of a body.

It has three dimensions and is specified in units of length cubed.


Hence the term cube as a general vague term for a quantity in three dimensions.



Dimension

Volume is a dimension of measurement of physics.

The dimension of measurement of volume is:

$L^3$

length cubed.


Units

The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre:

$\mathrm m^3$


The CGS unit of volume is the cubic centimetre:

$\mathrm {cm}^3$

or, less formally:

$\mathrm {cc}$


Thus:

$1 \ \mathrm m^3 = 10^6 \ \mathrm {cm}^3 = 1 \,000 \,000 \ \mathrm {cc}$