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This is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Also see Up volume and Down volume.
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The amount of trading sustained in a security or in the entire market during a given period. Especially heavy volume may indicate that important news has just been announced or is expected. See also average daily volume.
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Volume is the number of shares traded in a company's stock or in an entire market over a specified period, typically a day.

Unusual market activity, either higher or lower than average, is typically the result of some external event. But unusual activity in an individual stock reflects new information about that stock or the stock's sector.

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Their study concluded that In such young children, dosed isometric load caused a decrease In lung function tests and in inspiratory and expiratory reserve volumes. But we did not get significant change in our study.
Other lung parameters like tidal volume ([V.sub.T] or T.V), Inspiratory reserve volume (I.R.V), Expiratory reserve volume (E.R.V), Vital capacity (V.C), Forced expiratory volume in first second ([FEV.sub.1]%) were recorded using the Benedict-Roth Spirometer.
Expiratory Reserve Volume: The mean expiratory reserve volume at rest in swimmers was 1.25+0.30 liters and in controls was 1.30+0.38 liters.