Meaning of CAPACITY in English

CAPACITY

I. noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English capacite, from Middle French capacité, from Latin capacitat-, capacitas, from capac-, capax Date: 15th century legal competency or fitness , 2. the potential or suitability for holding, storing, or accommodating , the maximum amount or number that can be contained or accommodated , 3. an individual's mental or physical ability ; aptitude , skill , the faculty or potential for treating, experiencing, or appreciating , duty , position , role , the facility or power to produce, perform, or deploy ; capability , 6. capacitance , the quantity of electricity that a battery can deliver under specified conditions, II. adjective Date: 1897 equaling maximum ~

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