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  • capacity — ca·pac·i·ty n pl ties 1: a qualification, power, or ability (as to give consent or make a testament) created by operation of law 2: an individual s ability or aptitude; esp: mental ability as it relates to responsibility for the commission of a… …   Law dictionary

  • capacity — noun 1 amount held/produced ADJECTIVE ▪ high, large ▪ a high capacity electric pump ▪ large capacity disk drives ▪ limited, small …   Collocations dictionary

  • Capacity management — is a process used to manage information technology (IT). Its primary goal is to ensure that IT capacity meets current and future business requirements in a cost effective manner. One common interpretation of Capacity Management is described in… …   Wikipedia

  • understand — To know; to apprehend the meaning; to appreciate; as, to understand the nature and effect of an act. International Great Northern R. Co. v. Pence, Tex. Civ.App., 113 S.W.2d 206, 210. To have a full and clear knowledge of; to comprehend. Thus, to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Capacity (law) — 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.… …   Wikipedia

  • capacity — Holding space, as the capacity of a ship or freight car; ability; legal competency; a person s ability to understand the nature and effect of the act in which he is engaged and the business which he is transacting. Tiger v Lozier, 124 Okla 260,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • capacity — Legal qualification (i.e. legal age), competency, power or fitness. Mental ability to understand the nature and effects of one s acts …   Black's law dictionary

  • capacity — Legal qualification (i.e. legal age), competency, power or fitness. Mental ability to understand the nature and effects of one s acts …   Black's law dictionary

  • Capacity planning — *Capacity planning is the process of determining the production capacity needed by an organization to meet changing demands for its products. [ [http://scrc.ncsu.edu/public/DEFINITIONS/C.html Definitions: Capacity Planning and Capacity Strategy] …   Wikipedia

  • capacity — 1. The potential cubic contents of a cavity or receptacle. 2. Power to do. SEE ALSO: volume. [L. capax, able to contain; fr. capio, to take] buffer c. the amount of hydrogen ion (or hydroxyl ion) required to bring about a specific pH change in a… …   Medical dictionary

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