area means the combined extent of any two dimensions.
volume means the compounded extent of any three dimensions.
Etymology of dimension from di + Mensure
or twin [ DI, is Latin from DI, Greek ] + metiri [ Latin ] from the word meath.
is Old English, from Latin mensus, from metiri, from Greek Metron: METRON an adequate
or due portion, the capacity or amount determined by counting
the distance between fixed points in similar units, scales or
proportions, such as meters.