capacity measure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capacity measure a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
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In literature:

Surely a measure of capacity should be measureable.
"Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1" by James Y. Simpson
The measurements of pain are unequal: different natures hold different capacities.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
The purpose of the mental measurements was to gauge innate mental capacity.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Plato found the measure of greatness in a man's capacity for exalted friendship.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The unit in which capacity is measured is the ampere-hour.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Imagine what our business would be with our measures of weight, length, and capacity all variable!
"The Arena" by Various
The measure of my capacity shall be the limit of your attainment.
"Men, Women, and Gods" by Helen H. Gardener
First I want to tell you how we measure the capacity of a condenser.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
As an architect, therefore, you are modestly to measure your capacity of governing ornament.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
Superficial measures are derived by squaring those of length; and measures of capacity by cubing them.
"Commentaries on the Laws of England" by William Blackstone
That burthen is upon each of us in the measure of our capacity.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Power is expressed in the way one carries her shoulders, and vitality is measured by breathing capacity.
"The Colored Girl Beautiful" by E. Azalia Hackley
In truth, a child's faculty for play, that is, for imaginative engagement, is the prime measure of his capacity for growth.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
Our insular measures of capacity were naturally strange to him.
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
"Wireless Transmission of Photographs" by Marcus J. Martin
A measure of similar capacity was used in Germany and elsewhere in Europe.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Whatever the measure of their public capacity I fail to see how they can rise to their responsibilities.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith
Some one may ask, however, is there not some grain of correctness in this contention that capacity cannot always be measured by achievement?
"The Color Line" by William Benjamin Smith
The strength of the craving is the measure of any man's capacity to love, and without it love on his side would be impossible.
"When a Man's Single" by J. M. Barrie
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut

In poetry:

John T. has perspicacity;
He has a vast capacity
For measuring his moron passing well.
Tho' men of seniority,
When they're in a majority
They'll send him into office for a spell.
"'John T'" by C J Dennis

In news:

SprioSmart app lets phone accurately measure lung capacity.
A test that can be performed in real time in a microplate, this kit measures the three key parameters of glycolytic flux: glycolysis , glycolytic capacity, and glycolytic reserve.
The Model HFL-5748-2EQ has a work zone that measures 36 inches wide x 36 inches high x 48 inches deep with an operating temperature up to 2500°F and a work-load capacity of 5,000 pounds.
The cell-based profiling platform has the capacity to measure genetic and proteomic events as a functional, real-time adjunct to static genomic and proteomic platforms.
Approximately one in three Louisiana schoolchildren meet minimum fitness standards on an aerobic capacity fitness test, and even fewer can pass a curl-up or sit-up test, which measures muscle strength and endurance.
The Italian government is preparing measures aimed at avoiding the closure of a steel plant that is Europe's largest by capacity and has been the subject of a health scandal.
Measuring 42.8 by 36.4 by 3.3 millimeters, Transcend 's CFast cards come in 2 Gbyte, 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacities.
With the latest measurements, even with the roof not completely finished yet, there is a ten degree cooling capacity now versus to what it was before they put the cool roof on there.
Capacity utilization, a measure of how fully firms are using their resources, rose to 78.4 percent in November from 77.7 percent in October.
The limited edition stand mixers will be offered on the brand's tilt-head model featuring 10 mixing speeds and a five-quart capacity glass bowl with measurement markings.
Some shops would measure a productivity improvement in terms of the extra capacity freed up on a given machine tool.
Capacities/Footprints: The smallest plates, used for bread and butter, typically measure 5 to 6 inches in diameter.
The official measurements Monday showed Lake Arrowhead 44.4 percent of capacity and Lake Kickapoo 44.3 percent capacity for a combined level of 44.3 percent.
The persistent hot and dry weather resulting in drought conditions across most of Indiana has prompted a call for high-capacity water facilities in 32 counties to implement voluntary water conservation measures.
In this episode, Dr Anderson defines willpower and discusses research that measures our capacity to resist temptation for long-term gain -- better known as self-control.

In science:

Heat capacity and transport data were collected with a Quantum Design Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS) in magnetic fields up to 70 kOe.
Investigation of the Spin Density Wave in NaxCoO2
The heat capacity (C) measurements were carried out by a two-tau relaxation method using both a standard 4He and a 3He insert. A background signal (platform and Apiezon N grease) was recorded versus temperature for each run.
Investigation of the Spin Density Wave in NaxCoO2
In order to rule out effects from CoO we have measured the heat capacity of a polycrystalline sample uniaxially pressed into the form of a thin (3 × 3 × 1.5 mm3 ) pellet ; a clear feature is seen in the data at TN =289 K.
Investigation of the Spin Density Wave in NaxCoO2
Arimoto, “Information measures and capacity of orde r α for discrete memoryless channels,” in Topics in information theory (Second Colloq., Keszthely, 1975), pp. 41–52.
A Note on a Characterization of R\'enyi Measures and its Relation to Composite Hypothesis Testing
More precisely, two types of multi-access quantum channels, motivated by distillation protocols in multiparty quantum networks, were defined in Ref. , and it was shown that the capacities of these channels cannot be correlated with any multiparty entanglement measure.
Quantum Advantage in Communication Networks
UHECR spectrum measured on Earth and FermiLAT observations, the expected EECν flux yields a prediction just at the threshold of JEM-EUSO observational capacity, see Figs. 6 and 7.
Summary Report of JEM-EUSO Workshop at KICP in Chicago
Learnability is quantified measuring the learner’s capacity to recover a complete description of a linguistic construction to which she/he has been exposed sufficiently .
Viability of an elementary syntactic structure in a population playing Naming Games
The payload capacity of any host image to hide data could also be measured also based on roughness measure.
SVD Based Image Processing Applications: State of The Art, Contributions and Research Challenges
Measurement of the Thermal Conductivity and Heat Capacity of Freestanding Shape Memory Thin Films Using the 3 omega Method. Journal of Heat Transfer 130, 102402 (2008). 162.
Nanoscale Heat Transfer: from Computation to Experiment
After the measurement, however, the system is found to be in one of the states “up along y” or “down along y”. This new one-bit information was spontaneously created in the measurement, while the old information is irrecoverably erased due to the limitation of one bit “storage capacity” in the electron spin.
Quantum information and randomness
The problem of a noisy quantum channel with a classical observer measuring the environment is introduced, and bounds on the corresponding channel capacity proved.
Information transmission through a noisy quantum channel
By item 4 above, the capacity resulting from this measure of reliability is at least as great as that which results when entanglement fidelity is used as the measure of reliability.
Information transmission through a noisy quantum channel
The lesson to be learnt from this discussion is that there are many different measures which may be used to quantify how reliably quantum states are transmitted, and different measures may result in different capacities.
Information transmission through a noisy quantum channel
Each of these is unitary, up to a constant multiplying factor, so conditioned on knowing the measurement result m, the corresponding channel capacity Cm is perfect.
Information transmission through a noisy quantum channel
Note that “gap divided by the velocity of the oncoming vehicle” is the oncoming vehicle’s time headway, which is the typical measure used in the Highway Capacity Manual .
TRANSIMS traffic flow characteristics