Absolute Volume.

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The volume of an ingredient in its solid state, without voids between individual pieces or particles; in the case of fluids, the cubic content occupied; in concrete, it is the actual volume occupied by the different ingredients determined by dividing the weight of each ingredient in pounds by its specific gravity times the weight of one cubic foot of water in pounds; example. the absolute volume of one sack of cement equals 94 divided by 3.15 times 62.4 equals 0.478 cubic feet.

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