Capacity


Capacity

Capacity is the ability to hold, receive or absorb, or a measure thereof, similar to the concept of volume.

Capacity may also refer to:
*Capacity (economics), the point of production at which a firm or industry's average (or "per-unit") costs begin to rise, usually because some factor is fixed (often capital or land).
*Capacity (law), the legal ability to engage in certain acts, such as making a contract.
*In decision theory, a capacity is a subjective measure of likelihood of an event, similar to a membership function in fuzzy logic.

ee also

*Capacitor
*Absorptive capacity
*Analytic capacity
*Capacity of a set — including the notions of condenser, harmonic and Newtonian capacity
*Carrying capacity
*Channel capacity
*Cranial capacity
*Diffusion capacity
*Heat capacity
*Seating capacity
*Toxic capacity
*Evolving capacities
*Capacity utilization


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