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capacitance (n.)

"ability to store an electric charge," 1893, from capacity + -ance.

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of capacitance from WordNet

capacitance (n.)
an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored;
Synonyms: electrical capacity / capacity
capacitance (n.)
an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge;
Synonyms: capacitor / condenser / electrical condenser
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