Meaning of CAPACITANCE in English
/keuh pas"i teuhns/ , n. Elect.
1. the ratio of an impressed charge on a conductor to the corresponding change in potential.
2. the ratio of the charge on either conductor of a capacitor to the potential difference between the conductors.
3. the property of being able to collect a charge of electricity. Symbol: C
[ 1905-10; CAPACIT(Y) + -ANCE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012