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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

The maximum amount of debris that a stream can move as bed load. Capacity depends on discharge, and on the nature of the load; for the same volume, a stream may be able to carry more gravel...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting.

The level of productive capacity that an organization can attain under particular circumstances. It may be expressed in terms of direct labour hours, machine hours, or standard hours. See...

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capacity

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology. 28 words.

1. The maximum normal output of a power plant; sometimes called nameplate capacity or rated capacity.

2. The amount

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

The maximum output of goods and services a firm or an economy is capable of producing. See also excess capacity; spare capacity.

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Capacity

Paul S Davies.

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contract Law. 4954 words.

This chapter discusses the issue of capacity. Some persons lack the capacity to contract, most notably because they are too young or lack the mental capacity to contract. While there is a...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The separation of the functions of jobber or market-maker and broker or agent is termed single capacity. A single entity fulfilling both roles of agent and principal is said to be dual...

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Capacities

Nancy Cartwright.

in Nature's Capacities and Their Measurement

April 1994; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 17886 words.

In addition to the notion of causal law, the concept of capacity, modelled on Mill's notion of tendency, is required to make sense of standard methods in econometrics and standard accounts...

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capacity

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 35 words.

The level of productive capacity that an organization can attain under particular circumstances. It may be expressed in terms of

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capacity

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 35 words.

The level of productive capacity that an organization can attain under particular circumstances. It may be expressed in terms of

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capacity

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 112 words.

The highest sustainable output from an operating system in units per given time. A system's overall capacity is determined by

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capacity

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 23 words.

The maximum output of goods and services a firm or an economy is capable of producing. See also excess capacity

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