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Capacity or capacities may refer to:

  • Capacities, an album by Up Dharma Down
  • Capacity (law), the capability and authority to undertake a legal action
  • Capacity building, strengthening the skills, competencies and abilities of developing societies
  • Capacity factor, the ratio of the actual output of a power plant to its theoretical potential output
  • Capacity management, a process used to manage information technology in business
  • Capacity of a container, closely related to the volume of the container
  • Capacity of a set, in Euclidean space, the total charge a set can hold while maintaining a given potential energy
  • Capacity planning, the process of determining the production resources needed to meet product demand
  • Capacity utilization, the extent to which an enterprise or a nation uses its theoretical productive capacity
  • Battery capacity, the amount of electric charge a battery can deliver at the rated voltage
  • Carrying capacity, the maximum population size of a species that its environment can sustain
  • Channel capacity, the highest rate at which information can be reliably transmitted
  • Combining capacity, another term for valence (chemistry)
  • Heat capacity, a measurement of changes in a system's internal energy
  • Nameplate capacity, the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant
  • Productive capacity, the maximum possible output of an economy
  • Road capacity, the maximum traffic flow rate that theoretically may be attained on a given road
  • Seating capacity, the number of people who can be seated in a specific space
  • Storage capacity (energy), the amount of energy that the storage system of a power plant can hold

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