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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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Category: Disambiguation See Capacitor (component) for a discussion of specific types. ... In business admnistration, absorptive capacity is used to measure firms ability to value, assimilate, and apply new knowledge. ... In complex analysis, the analytic capacity of a compact subset K of the complex plane is a number that denotes how big a bounded analytic function from can become. ... The equilibrium maximum of the population of an organism is known as the ecosystems carrying capacity for that organism. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into color rendering index. ... Cranial capacity is a measure of the volume of the interior of the cranium (also called the braincase or brainpan) of those animals who have both a brain and a cranium. ... In biology, diffusion capacity is a measurement of the lungs ability to absorb and excrete gases, notably, oxygen and carbon dioxide. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... Toxic capacity can mean the toxicity of a substance, possibly in relation to a specific organism and toxic capacity can mean the capacity of an organism, organic system or ecosystem to contain a toxic substance or a selection of toxic substances (a compound) without showing signs of poisoning or dying. ... Evolving Capacities is the concept in which education, child development and youth development programs led by adults takes into account the capacities of the child to exercise rights on his or her own behalf. ... Capacity utilization is a concept in Economics which refers to the extent to which an enterprise or a nation actually uses its installed productive capacity. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...
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.
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