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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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A Conceptual Model and Assessment Template for Capacity Evaluation in Adult Guardianship

Jennifer Moye, Steven W. Butz, Daniel C. Marson and Erica Wood.

in The Gerontologist

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6627 words.

Purpose:  We develop a conceptual model and associated assessment template that is usable across state jurisdictions for evaluating the...

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capacity

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

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 The amount of information that can be held in a storage device. The amount may be measured in words, bytes, bits, or characters.

2 The maximum range of...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The maximum amount something can contain, absorb, or produce independent of time (compare power). The term is used in relation to the total amount of ATP that can be produced by an energy...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(to, or of)

The personal (physical or mental) or legal factors specific to a person that enable them to achieve some legal outcome such as making a will, voting or ...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

(of an edge)

The maximum flow possible along an edge.

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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

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(kă-pas-iti)

the ability to learn or retain knowledge and to make a decision about an issue. For a person to have capacity for a decision, he or she must be able to understand...

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capacity

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The ability to contain or the amount that can be contained or absorbed. In psychology, it usually refers to latent ability or the capability to learn. [From Latin capacitas capacity, from c...

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