voluminous

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voluminous (comparative more voluminous, superlative most voluminous)

  1. Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.
  2. Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
  3. Of great volume, or bulk; large.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
      Matters of a much more extraordinary kind are to be the subject of this history, or I should grossly mis-spend my time in writing so voluminous a work []
  4. Having written much, or produced many volumes
    Synonyms: copious, diffuse
    a voluminous writer

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