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According to WordNet, the noun "capacity" has 9 sense(s).

105203397 capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth".

100720951 a specified function; "he was employed in the capacity of director"; "he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary".

100914795 the maximum production possible; "the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity".

105622956 the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior.

113779374 the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons".

105033569 tolerance for alcohol; "he had drunk beyond his capacity".

113755053 (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive; "the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes".

111433546 an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored.

114530836 the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused".

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