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Capacity is the ability to hold, receive or absorb, or a measure thereof, similar to the concept of volume. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... For other uses, see Volume (disambiguation). ...


Capacity may also refer to:

  • 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 likelyhood of an event, similar to a membership function in fuzzy logic.

The capacity of both natural and artificial persons determines whether they may make binding amendments to their rights, duties and obligations, such as getting married or merging, entering into contracts, making gifts, or writing a valid will. ... The membership function of a fuzzy set corresponds to the indicator function of classical sets. ...

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Carrying capacity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
In ecology, carrying capacity is the measure of an environment, or habitat, to indefinitely sustain the population of a particular species in a steady-state population density.
Humans have demonstrated an ability to increase the short term carrying capacity of their environment through use of Earth's available resources, most notably the wide scale use of ancient deposits of hydrocarbons, also known as fossil fuels.
When a population exceeds the long term carrying capacity of its environment, also known as overshoot, then famine and disease tend to reduce the size of that population.
Heat capacity - definition of Heat capacity in Encyclopedia (905 words)
The heat capacity of a certain amount of matter is the quantity of heat (measured in joules) required to raise its temperature by one kelvin.
The SI unit for heat capacity is J/K (joule per kelvin).
It is apparent from the table that the experimental heat capacities of the monatomic noble gases agrees with this simple application of statistical mechanics to a very high degree.
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