Results for: capacity
capacity /kpsti/ n. -ties 1 sing. [U] the ability to contain, hold, or absorb: That restaurant has a 100-seat capacity. 2 sing. [U] the greatest amount that s.t. can contain, the maximum volume: There is no more room in the bottle; it is filled to capacity. 3 [C;U] the ability to do s.t.: He has the capacity to work long hours. 4 [C;U] the power to learn and remember knowledge: She has a great capacity for learning. 5 [C] the power that goes with a certain position or role: She signs the company checks in her capacity as owner. 6 [U] the best or maximum amount of production: That factory is working at capacity.
Thesaurus: capacity 1 the capability 2 the limit 4 the mental ability, intelligence, power 5 theposition, job 6 the limit.