capacity /kəˈpæsəti/ noun
CONTAIN [C, U] › the largest amount or number that a container, building, etc can hold: The restaurant has a capacity of about 200. The stadium was filled to capacity (= completely full). PRODUCE [U] › the amount that a factory or machine can produce: The factory is operating at full capacity (= producing as much as possible). ABILITY [C] › the ability to do, experience, or understand something: She has a great capacity for love. JOB [C] › a position or job: He attended over 100 events last year in his capacity as mayor.