<communications> The maximum possible data transfer rate of a communications channel under ideal conditions. The total capacity of a channel may be shared between several independent data streams using some kind of multiplexing, in which case, each stream's data rate may be limited to a fixed fraction of the total capacity.

(01 Jun 2001)

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Power or ability to hold, retain or contain or the ability to absorb.

Origin: L. Capacitas, from capere = to take

(11 Mar 2008)

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