DIMENSIONS: MEASURE / Proportion
R E F E R E N C E S
1 Capacicty 1: legal competency or fitness. 2. a: the potential or suitability for holding, storing, or accommodating. b: the maximum amount or number that can be contained or accommodated [a jug with a one-gallon __ ][the auditorium was filled to __] - see Metric System table, weight table. 3. a: an individual's mental or physical ability: Aptitude Skill b: the faculty or potential for treating, experiencing, or appreciating [ __ for love]. 4: Duty, Position, Role [will be happy to serve in any __] 5: the facility or power to produce, perform, or deploy: Capability [a plan to double the factory's __ ]; also: maximum output [industries running at three-quarter __ ]. 6. a: Capacitance b: the quantity of electricity that a battery can deliver under specified conditions.
2 Capacity adj : equaling maximum capacity [a __ crowd]
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]
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