capacitate
transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Date: 1657 1. archaic to make capable 2. to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation

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  • capacitate — CAPACITÁTE, capacităţi, s.f. 1. Volum al unui recipient. 2. Însuşirea de a fi încăpător; mărime care reprezintă cantitatea maximă de materii sau de energie pe care o poate acumula un corp, un sistem etc. ♢ Măsuri de capacitate = măsuri cu care se …   Dicționar Român

  • Capacitate — Ca*pac i*tate (k[.a]*p[a^]s [i^]*t[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Capacitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Capacitating}.] To render capable; to enable; to qualify. [1913 Webster] By this instruction we may be capaciated to observe those errors. Dryden. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capacitate — index empower, enable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • capacitate — [kə pas′ətāt΄] vt. capacitated, capacitating [ CAPACIT(Y) + ATE1] Rare to prepare, fit, or qualify …   English World dictionary

  • capacitate — capacitation, n. /keuh pas i tayt /, v.t., capacitated, capacitating. to make capable; enable. [1645 55; CAPACIT(Y) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • capacitate — verb a) To make capable. b) To alter sperm to allow to fertilize eggs …   Wiktionary

  • capacitate — ca·pac·i·tate ə .tāt vt, tat·ed; tat·ing to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation …   Medical dictionary

  • capacitáte — s. f., g. d. art. capacitäţii; pl. capacitäţi …   Romanian orthography

  • capacitate — ca pac·i·tate || teɪt v. give capacity; accommodate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capacitate — verb 1》 formal or archaic make capable or legally competent. 2》 (be capacitated) Physiology (of spermatozoa) undergo changes inside the female reproductive tract enabling them to penetrate and fertilize an ovum. Derivatives capacitation noun …   English new terms dictionary

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