At peak season, the town reaches its 20,000-person capacity.
Often, small, local farmers do not have the capacity to undergo organic certification.
Below are a few modest proposals that could help improve our capacity for self-government going forward.
Even if we stayed for 20 years, building a government that can stand on its own might be beyond our capacity.
We are overwhelmed with data from every quarter, and our capacity to filter fact from fraud is limited.
A great portion of his strength lay in his capacity for deception.
It was plain that her education in that capacity had not begun.
It was numbers and mobility that determined flotilla types rather than armament or capacity for sea-endurance.
The capacity of bodies to radiate and to absorb differ considerably.
The more exalted the character and the soul, the greater is the capacity of love, and the deeper its fervor.
early 15c., from Middle French capacité "ability to hold" (15c.), from Latin capacitatem (nominative capacitas) "breadth, capacity, capability of holding much," noun of state from capax (genitive capacis) "able to hold much," from capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "largest audience a place can hold" is 1908.
capacity ca·pac·i·ty (kə-pās'ĭ-tē)
The measure of potential cubic contents of a cavity or receptacle; volume.
Ability to perform or produce; capability.