Definition for Capacity

capacity, n. [F. capacité < L. capax, able take in.] (webplay: contain, idea, mind, power, room).

  1. Mental extent; power to understand; ability to comprehend.
  2. Providence; supply; provision; ability to give.
  3. Potential; possibility; propensity; disposition; tendency; competence; passive power.
  4. Ability; faculty; capability.
  5. Size; dominion; realm of action; sphere of influence.

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