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  Words related to capacity

Related / Similar Words: mental ability, capacitance, electrical capacity, content, capability

 

Definition:
  • a specified function; "he was employed in the capacity of director"; "he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary";
  • the maximum production possible; "the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity";
  • tolerance for alcohol; "he had drunk beyond his capacity";
  • ability to perform or produce;
  • the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior;
  • an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored;
  • (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";
  • the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons";
  • the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused";

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    Hyponyms: prescience, prevision, formatted capacity, unformatted capacity, vital capacity, activity

     

    Derivational Morphology: capacitate, hold, bear, carry, contain

     

     
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