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capacity

noun [C or S or U] (AMOUNT)
数量
 
 
/kəˈpæs.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
the total amount that can be contained or produced, or (especially of a person or organization) the ability to do a particular thing
容积,容量;生产能力;(尤指某人或某组织的)办事能力
The stadium has a seating capacity of 50 000.
这个体育场能容纳5万人。
The game was watched by a capacity crowd/audience of 50 000 (= the place was completely full).
比赛场座无虚席,5万观众观看了比赛。
She has a great capacity for hard work.
她特别能吃苦耐劳。
The purchase of 500 tanks is part of a strategy to increase military capacity by 25% over the next five years.
购买500辆坦克是在今后5年里将军事力量增加25%的战略计划的一部分。
[+ to infinitive] It seems to be beyond his capacity to (= He seems to be unable to) follow simple instructions.
他好像连简单的指令也听不懂。
Do you think it's within his capacity to (= Do you think he'll be able to) do the job without making a mess of it?
你认为他有能力完成这项工作而不把它搞砸吗?
The generators each have a capacity of (= can produce) 1000 kilowatts.
每台发电机都有1000千瓦的发电能力。
The larger cars have bigger capacity engines (= the engines are bigger and more powerful).
大轿车引擎功率也比较大。
All our factories are working at (full) capacity (= are producing goods as fast as possible).
我们所有的工厂都在满负荷运行。
We are running below capacity (= not producing as many goods as we are able to) because of cancelled orders.
因为订单取消,我们的工厂开工不足。
He suffered a stroke in 1988, which left him unable to speak, but his mental capacity (= his ability to think and remember) wasn't affected.
1988年他得了中风,不能说话了,但是思维能力没有受影响。
Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeSkill, talent and ability
(Definition of capacity noun (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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