Notebook, 1993-



Fitness, Maximum, Potential, Suitability, Competence, Ability, Skill, Faculty, Duty, Position, Role, Facility, Power, Capability . . . . For Accommodation, Treatment, Experience, Appreciation . . . To Produce, Perform, Deploy, Fill, Hold, Store, Do

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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 [1897]: equaling maximum capacity [a __ crowd]

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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