Meaning of CAPACITANCE in English

CAPACITANCE

/ kəˈpæsɪtəns; NAmE / noun [ U ] ( physics )

1.

the ability of a system to store an electrical charge

2.

a comparison between change in electrical charge and change in electrical potential

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WORD ORIGIN

late 19th cent.: from capacity + -ance .

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