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capacity  

EN[kəˈpæsɪti]
US
Fcapacité WCapacité
  • Au sens propre, le mot capacité désigne le fait d'être capable, d'avoir l'aptitude pour réaliser quelque chose : par exemple une capacité professionnelle attestée par un certificat de capacité.
  • Dans un registre plus concret, la capacité désigne la quantité théorique maximum de matière, d'information, ou autre contenu, qu'une entité peut contenir.
  • La capacité fait donc référence à un contenu potentiel, alors que le volume est une grandeur qui fait référence au contenant ou au contenu réel[réf. nécessaire].

    Definition of capacity in English Dictionary

  • NomPLcapacitiesSUF-ity
    1. The ability to hold, receive or absorb.
      1. A measure of such ability; volume.
        1. The maximum amount that can be held.
          1. It was hauling a capacity load.
          2. The orchestra played to a capacity crowd.
        2. Capability; the ability to perform some task.
          1. The maximum that can be produced.
            1. Mental ability; the power to learn.
              1. A faculty; the potential for growth and development.
                1. A role; the position in which one functions.
                  1. Legal authority (to make an arrest for example).
                    1. Electrical capacitance.
                      1. (operations) The maximum that can be produced on a machine or in a facility or group.
                        1. Its capacity rating was 150 tons per hour, but its actual maximum capacity was 200 tons per hour.
                    2. Adjectif
                      1. Filling the allotted space.
                        1. There will be a capacity crowd at Busch stadium for the sixth game.
                    3. Plus d'exemples
                      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                        • In Study 4, we tested whether our tasks could be used to evidence precocious second-order metarepresentational abilities (i.e. capacities to represent representations of representations).
                        • The flatworms known as planaria have long amazed scientists with their capacity for regeneration.
                        • The capacity of sorrow belongs to our grandeur; and the loftiest of our race are those who have had the profoundest grief; because they have had the profoundest sympathies.
                      2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                        • Although neutrophils play a crucial role in fighting acute infections and clearing pathogens, these cells also contribute to tissue immunopathology due to their histotoxic capacity.
                        • The socialists all seemed to me to be old, even those who were anagraphically young, and to be lacking in revolutionary capacity.
                        • The latest model has run up against the limits of its technical capacity.
                    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                      1. Adjectifs
                        • Noms
                          • Noms Dénombrable
                        Liens Connexes:
                        1. en capacity utilization
                        2. en capacity utilization rate
                        Source: Wiktionnaire

                        Meaning of capacity for the defined word.

                        Grammaticalement, ce mot "capacity" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable.
                        Difficulté: Niveau 1
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                        Facile     ➨     Difficile
                        Définition: Niveau 8
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                        Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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