Meaning of CAPACITANCE in English

noun Etymology: capacity Date: 1893 1. the property of an electric nonconductor that permits the storage of energy as a result of the separation of charge that occurs when opposite surfaces of the nonconductor are maintained at a difference of potential, the measure of this property that is equal to the ratio of the charge on either surface to the potential difference between the surfaces, a part of a circuit or network that possesses ~, capacitive adjective capacitively adverb

Merriam Webster. Explanatory English dictionary Merriam Webster.      Толковый словарь английского языка Мерриам-Уэбстер.