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ability (uh BIL i tee) (noun)
The power, gift, or competence to do or to act physically, mentally, legally, financially, etc.: Clara was a young woman with a remarkable musical ability.
capacity (kuh PAS uh tee) (noun)
1. Amount of room or space inside something; the largest amount that is possible of being held by a container: A gallon can has a capacity of four quarts (3.78 liters).
2. Capable of learning or doing; power or fitness: Last year's class of graduates demonstrated a great capacity for learning.

The ability of Congressman Brad Arnold to fill the capacity of the peoples' attention in every town on the lecture circuit was considered an amazing achievement.

Professor Cory apparently was able to demonstrate that his students have an insatiable capacity for obtaining information by using their computers.

capacity
The number of bits that can be programmed into the RFID tag.
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capacity (kuh PAS uh tee) (s) (noun), capacities (pl)
1. Amount of room or space inside; largest amount that can be held by a container: A gallon can has a capacity of four quarts.
2. Ability to receive, hold, or absorb; the maximum amount that can be contained or produced: The capacity of the theater was 1500 seats and it was filled to capacity.
3. The ability to learn or to do; power or fitness: Sabina has a great capacity for learning.
4. The ability to withstand some force or perform some function: The capacity of a metal to retain heat.
5. Maximum output: During the war, steel factories worked at full capacity.
6. A position or relation; legal power or qualification: A person may act in the capacity of a guardian, trustee, voter, friend, etc.
7. Etymology: from Latin capacitatem, capacitas, "breadth, spacious"; from capax, "able to hold much"; from capere "to take".
This entry is located in the following units: -acity (page 1) cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 2) -ity (page 4)
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(Latin: suffix; expressing ability, capacity, fitness, or "that which may be easily handled or managed")
(Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.)
(Latin: a suffix; can be done, worthy of being, able to be, tending to, capacity for)
(Latin: memory, remember, thought; retaining and recalling past experiences and information; capacity to store information; ability to recall or to recognize previous experiences; recollection; retention)
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hygroscopic coefficient, hygroscopic capacity
The percentage of water that will be absorbed by a completely dry mass of soil and be held in equilibrium if the soil comes in contact with a saturated atmosphere.
surge capacity (s) (noun), surge capacities (pl)
The maximum power, usually 3-5 times the rated power, which can be provided to an electrical system over a short time without damage to the system.
sustainable capacity
The daily amount of oil that an individual oilfield or a group of fields can produce at a rate that can be sustained for more than 90 days.
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thermal capacity
The amount of heat which can be retained by a thermal storage.
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capacity
The mental state of being legally responsible, having the mental acuity to know the difference between right and wrong, and to realize and appreciate the nature and consequences of particular actions.
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battery available capacity
The total maximum charge, expressed in ampere-hours, that can be withdrawn from a cell or battery under a specific set of operating conditions including discharge rate, temperature, initial state of charge, age, and cut-off voltage.
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battery capacity, system storage
The maximum total electrical charge, expressed in ampere-hours, which a battery can deliver to a load under a specific set of conditions.
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battery energy capacity
The total energy available, expressed in watt-hours (kilowatt-hours), which can be withdrawn from a fully charged cell or battery.

The energy capacity of a given cell varies with temperature, rate, age, and cut-off voltage. This term is more common to system designers than it is to the battery industry where capacity usually refers to ampere-hours.

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capacity factor
The ratio of the average load on (or power output of) an electricity generating unit or system to the capacity rating of the unit or system over a specified period of time.
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rated battery capacity
The term used by battery manufacturers to indicate the maximum amount of energy that can be withdrawn from a battery under specified discharge rate and temperature.

Also see battery capacity.

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reserve capacity
The amount of generating capacity a central power system must maintain to meet peak loads.
This entry is located in the following unit: Photovoltaic Conversion Efficiency Terms + (page 18)
surge capacity
The maximum power, usually three to five times the rated power, that can be provided over a short time.
This entry is located in the following unit: Photovoltaic Conversion Efficiency Terms + (page 21)