capacity

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material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance absorbent , absorbent material
(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction activity
material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance adsorbent , adsorbent material
loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor anaplasia
anemia with little capacity for making red blood cells aplastic anemia , pancytopenia
diplomat who is an expert assigned for a specific capacity attaché
airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity auxiliary airfield
any of various units of capacity barrel , bbl
magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively Bench
capacity to attract and hold something binding
capacity to understand a broad range of topics breadth , comprehensiveness , largeness
unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet British capacity unit , Imperial capacity unit
British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks bushel
visit in an official or professional capacity call
measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge capacitance unit
electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge capacitance , capacitor , condenser , electrical condenser
unit of measurement of volume or capacity capacity measure , capacity unit , cubage unit , cubature unit , cubic content unit , cubic measure , displacement unit , volume unit
British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels chaldron
atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen combining weight , eq , equivalent , equivalent weight
hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense) competence hearing
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