capacity

  

Definitions (5)

1. General: Specific ability of an entity (person or organization) or resource, measured in quantity and level of quality, over an extended period.
2. Banking: Borrower's ability to repay a debt on a timely basis, determined by deducting total cash outflows from the borrowers total income during (usually) a month.
3. Law: Legal ability of an entity (person or organization) to perform an act, such as creating a binding contract.
4. Manufacturing: Highest sustainable output rate (maximum number of units per month, quarter, or year) that can be achieved with current resources, maintenance strategies, product specifications, etc. See also engineered capacity.
5. Telecommunications: Highest possible reliable transmission rate that can be carried on A channel, circuit, or equipment.

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