voluminousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n voluminousness greatness of volume
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n voluminousness The state of being in coils or convolutions.
    • n voluminousness Copiousness; diffuseness.
    • n voluminousness The state of being voluminous or bulky.
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Quotations

  • Christian Nevell Bovee
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    “A book should be luminous not voluminous.”

Usage

In literature:

Rush's writings were voluminous, and embraced a variety of subjects.
"Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made" by James D. McCabe, Jr.
George Wither, born in Hampshire, June 11, 1588, died May 2, 1667: he was a voluminous and versatile writer.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
Voluminous leafage blew behind and above her head, splashed with the white of sunlight and the gloom of swaying shadow.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
The evidence with regard to the Province of Namur is less voluminous than that relating to the north of Belgium.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 3, June, 1915" by Various
The literature concerning the Ainos is already voluminous.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
She was a large woman in a voluminous wrapper.
"'Doc.' Gordon" by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
I must now conclude this voluminous epistle and trust we shall soon meet, when I have a great deal more to say.
"A Book For The Young" by Sarah French
Again there were distant, voluminous flutterings, as if neglected and loosened sails flapped.
"The City of Delight" by Elizabeth Miller
The articles of this renowned treaty are vastly too voluminous to be recorded here.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
The young man had drawn from his great coat a voluminous portfolio; it was a work on aerostation.
"A Voyage in a Balloon (1852)" by Jules Verne
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In poetry:

I like voluminous writing best,
That gives the facts dress'd up in style.
A handsome woman when she's dressed
Looks better than (repress that smile)
When she in plainer costume does appear;
The more it costs we know she is more dear.
"An Eastern Tale" by David John Scott

In news:

User's Guide to Style: Voluminous Skirt.
Reader Q&A: CurlyNIkki On Achieving Chunky , Voluminous Curls.
I see that there is no review in the Reader 's voluminous archives of Dinesh D'Souza's recent documentary, 2016: Obama's America.
Enlarge Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer Vincent Quevedo learned to crochet by watching a DVD he found at Walmart, though it's safe to say the lessons did not teach how to make pieces like this voluminous crocheted collar/sweater.
When Robert A Caro published "Master of the Senate" (2002), the third volume of his voluminous multi-part life of Lyndon B Johnson , he said he would finish his labors with just one more installment.
In a surprisingly voluminous canon of references to Mohr , she—and Commie Clubbed.
7 Secrets to Voluminous Hair.
Hair that is healthy, luxurious and voluminous is sexy, so it's no wonder women are relying on extensions for a little extra thickness.
Of all the voluminous paperwork generated by institutions of higher education, perhaps none drowns administrators quite so much as the waves of financial aid forms that surge through offices.
Russia's massive Tsarskoye Selo—a summer residence for Russian czars that was a gift from Peter the Great to his wife, Catherine—gets the royal treatment in this voluminous study.
Those wanting to dig into their family history and trace their roots can once again access the voluminous records held locally at Perrysburg's Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
0The actress took a sartorial risk with her vibrant ombre dress and voluminous curls at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar party in West Hollywood.
This past weekend I was granted full creative freedom to sculpt a sleek but voluminous look for my client's big event.
The High Energy Player of the Week award has drawn voluminous response since readers took over the vote last month.
During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, United States forces captured a voluminous archive of documents and recorded meetings that chronicle the deliberations of Saddam Hussein and his inner sanctum.
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In science:

These problems are compounded in voluminous domains, where a large cumulative number of ratings is required to sufficiently cover an entire set of items.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
There is not much that is problematic about the justification of beliefs obtained by deductive inference (though there are plenty of problems that surround deduction — see [Kyburg, 1958, Haack, 1976, Dummett, 1978], not to mention the voluminous literature on paraconsistent logic [Priest, 1989]).
Evaluating Defaults
The traffic, which is an essence of the communication, presently is a voluminous data generated on minute-byminute basis within multi-layered structure by different applications and according to different protocols.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach
Finally, T.F. wants to thank his wife Helena Fischbacher-Weitz for moral support during this voluminous pro ject.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
For example, the voluminous theory of groups of finite Morley rank can be seen as a large generalization of that of algebraic groups over algebraically closed fields.
Commutators in groups definable in o-minimal structures
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