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capacities, plural;
  1. The maximum amount that something can contain
    • - the capacity of the freezer is 1.1 cubic feet
    • - the stadium's seating capacity
    • - the room was filled to capacity
  2. Fully occupying the available area or space
    • - they played to a capacity crowd
  3. The amount that something can produce
    • - the company aimed to double its electricity-generating capacity
    • - when running at full capacity, the factory will employ 450 people
  4. The total cylinder volume that is swept by the pistons in an internal combustion engine

  5. The ability or power to do, experience, or understand something
    • - I was impressed by her capacity for hard work
    • - his capacity to inspire trust in others
    • - their intellectual capacities
  6. A person's legal competence
    • - cases where a patient's testamentary capacity is in doubt
  7. A specified role or position
    • - I was engaged in a voluntary capacity
    • - writing in his capacity as legal correspondent

  1. capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth"
  2. capability: the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused"
  3. the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"
  4. the maximum production possible; "the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity"
  5. a specified function; "he was employed in the capacity of director"; "he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary"
  6. (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive; "the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes"
  7. The capacity of both natural and legal persons determines whether they may make binding amendments to their rights, duties and obligations, such as getting married or merging, entering into contracts, making gifts, or writing a valid will. ...
  8. the ability to hold, receive or absorb; a measure of such ability; volume; the maximum amount that can be held; capability; the ability to perform some task; the maximum that can be produced; mental ability; the power to learn; faculty; the potential for growth and development; rôle; the ...
  9. (capacious) Having a lot of space inside; roomy
  10. (capacious) able to contain or hold much; roomy; spacious.
  11. (5. Capacities) Assess whether your organization has the capacity to implement the program.
  12. (Capacities) Liquid measurements; measured at full level, except where otherwise noted. Allowable manufacturing tolerance is plus or minus 5 percent of total volume.
  13. (Capacities) YBC's vehicular bridges meet the same structural requirements as any other bridge material. All vehicular bridges are built to AASHTO HS20-44 highway bridge specifications (or greater when required), which have been previously approved by DOT's.
  14. Your ability to make your mortgage payments on time. This depends on your income and income stability, your assets and reserves, and the amount of your income each month that is available after you have paid for your housing costs, debts and other obligations.
  15. The output or producing ability of a piece of cooling or heating equipment. Cooling and heating capacities are referred to in BTUs.
  16. The total number of children that may be in child care at any one time in a particular program.
  17. A term that refers to the size of a bond which a surety is able to write.
  18. the maximum load (usually stated in tons), which a crane is designed to support.
  19. Capacity refers to having enough people with the skills needed for a particular purpose. When speaking about building capacity in Yukon First Nations, this means helping Yukon First Nations get appropriately skilled people and funds that they need to run their governments efficiently and ...
  20. the capabilities of a process, machine, location, or facility.
  21. The ability, in a given time, of a resource measured in quality and quantity. The quantity of goods which can be stored in or loaded into a warehouse, store and/or loaded into a means of transport at a particular time.
  22. maximum production attainable under normal conditions. With regard to normal conditions, the company's operating practices are to be followed with respect to the use of production facilities, overtime, workshifts, holidays, etc.
  23. General term given to cargo space and available lift from a given aircraft.
  24. This word is used in names of quantities which express the relative amount of some quantity with respect to a another quantity upon which it depends. For example, heat capacity is dU/dT, where U is the internal energy and T is the temperature. ...
  25. The resources, skills, and abilities to perform essential public health functions. (Also see "Infrastructure.")