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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French _capacité_, from Latin _capacitas_, from _capax_ (“able to hold much”), from _capere_ (“to hold, contain”).

From Middle English, from Old French capacité, from Latin capacitas, from capax (able to hold much), from capere (to hold, contain).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /kəˈpæsɪti/

  • IPA(key): /kəˈpæsɪti/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

CAPACITY (_plural_ CAPACITIES) * The ability to hold, receive or absorb * A measure of such ability; volume * The maximum amount that can be held _It was hauling a CAPACITY load._ _The orchestra played to a CAPACITY crowd._ * Capability; the ability to perform some task * The maximum that can be produced. * Mental ability; the power to learn * A faculty; the potential for growth and development * A role; the position in which one functions * Legal authority (to make an arrest for example) * Electrical capacitance. * (operations) The maximum that can be produced on a machine or in a facility or group. _Its CAPACITY rating was 150 tons per hour, but its actual maximum CAPACITY was 200 tons per hour._ SYNONYMS * throughput * See also Wikisaurus:skill DERIVED TERMS * capacitance * capacitation * capacitor TRANSLATIONS

capacity (plural capacities)

  1. The ability to hold, receive or absorb
  2. A measure of such ability; volume
  3. The maximum amount that can be held
    It was hauling a capacity load.
    The orchestra played to a capacity crowd.
  4. Capability; the ability to perform some task
  5. The maximum that can be produced.
  6. Mental ability; the power to learn
  7. A faculty; the potential for growth and development
  8. A role; the position in which one functions
  9. Legal authority (to make an arrest for example)
  10. Electrical capacitance.
  11. (operations) The maximum that can be produced on a machine or in a facility or group.
    Its capacity rating was 150 tons per hour, but its actual maximum capacity was 200 tons per hour.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

CAPACITY * Filling the allotted space. _There will be a CAPACITY crowd at Busch stadium for the sixth game._ * 2012, August 1. Owen Gibson in Guardian Unlimited, London 2012: rowers Glover and Stanning win Team GB's first gold medal At an overcast Eton Dorney, roared on by a CAPACITY crowd including Prince Harry and Prince William, the volume rose as they entered the final stages.

capacity

  1. Filling the allotted space.
    There will be a capacity crowd at Busch stadium for the sixth game.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* capacious

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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English - External Links

* capacity in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * capacity in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * capacity at _OneLook Dictionary Search_


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