capacity
noun
  1. the amount which can be produced, or the amount of work which can be done

    Example

    industrial or manufacturing or production capacity

  2. the amount of space

    Usage
    to use up spare or excess capacity
    to make use of time or space which is not fully used
  3. ability

    Example

    She has a particular capacity for detailed business deals with overseas companies.

"...analysts are increasingly convinced that the industry simply has too much capacity" [Fortune]

Browse by Subjects
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
constraint
AA rating
nonproductive capacity
Demand Inflation
See All Related Terms »

disburse
material information
subtraction
terminal market
market timing