capacity

9 ENTRIES FOUND:

ca·pac·i·ty

noun \kə-ˈpas-ət-ē, -ˈpas-tē\
plural ca·pac·i·ties

Definition of CAPACITY

1
a : the ability to hold, receive, store, or accommodate b : a measure of content : the measured ability to contain : volume <a beaker with a capacity of one liter>—see vital capacity c (1) : capacitance (2) : the quantity of electricity that a battery can deliver under specified conditions
2
: legal qualification, competency, power, or fitness
3
a : power to grasp and analyze ideas and cope with problems b : blended power, strength, and ability <encourage physical activity to the limit of the child's capacity—Morris Fishbein>

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