absolute volume

absolute volume

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′väl·yüm]
(engineering)
The total volume of the particles in a granular material, including both permeable and impermeable voids but excluding spaces between particles.

absolute volume

1. Of a granular material, the total volume of the particles, including the permeable and impermeable voids, but excluding the spaces between the particles.
2. Of fluid, the volume which the fluid occupies.
3. The displacement volume of an ingredient of concrete or mortar.
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Moreover, the absolute volume of NPLs decreased by 0.
The increase is related to the average absolute volume.
And the absolute volume of serious, gratuitous violence makes me say that it's a tool that we need to have.
It is also expected to add the highest absolute volume to the card payment market in the coming years.
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A casualty of the housing bust, furniture, the top-ranked import, sustained the greatest loss in absolute volume terms, falling more than 87,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units, the standard measure in containers), representing a 19.
Sony Life's negative spread margin, which is common for most of the life companies in Japan, deteriorated in fiscal year 2006 and absolute volume also increased to JPY 37.
As the absolute volume, as well as the sensitivity of the information contained on enterprise and financial networks continues to grow, we believe that more and more companies across every industry will turn to biometrics as their solution of choice to protect access to their network.
Seen as a long-term trend, food expenditure proportion trends to decline, along with the improvement of Chinese residents' living standard; however, absolute volume consumed on food always maintains a growth trend.
We will continue to generate significant volume in the current program, in terms of both absolute volume and marketshare," commented Mr.