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Synonyms for capacity

Synonyms for capacity

physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

the ability or power to seize or attain

Synonyms for capacity

capability to perform or produce


the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

the amount that can be contained


the maximum production possible

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a specified function

(computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive

an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored

the power to learn or retain knowledge

tolerance for alcohol

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On most pulmonary function testing machines, after the patient inspires to total lung capacity with the test gas, a manual or automatic valve can be selected to close so that the patient's held breath rests tightly against a valve or obstruction.
Pulmonary function tests were as follows: FVC, 1970 mL (72%); FEVI, 930 mL (40%); FEV1/FVC, 47%; residual volume (RV), 2780 (165%); the ratio of residual volume to total lung capacity (RV/TLC), 52%.
1 mL/mmHg/min (81%); and diffusion capacity for CO corrected for total lung capacity by single breath, 4.
Hypoxemia, hypercarbia, low total lung capacity, and DLCO were all related to obesity, hypoventilation, and sleep disorders, she noted.
Total lung capacity drops about 10 percent by age 70, and residual volume increases approximately 20 percent by age 60.
Their FVC was 68%, total lung capacity was 70%, and diffusing capacity was 47%.
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