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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