the maximum amount something can contain or absorb (esp in the phrase filled to capacity)

## What does it mean to reach capacity?

: the ability to hold or contain people or things. : the largest amount or number that can be held or contained. : the ability to do something : a mental, emotional, or physical ability.

## Whats the difference between capacity and volume?

Volume and capacity are properties of three-dimensional objects. Volume is the space that a three-dimensional object occupies or contains; capacity, on the other hand, is the property of a container and describes how much a container can hold.

## What is the relationship between volume and capacity?

Volume and capacity are properties of three-dimensional objects. Volume is the space that a three-dimensional object occupies or contains; capacity, on the other hand, is the property of a container and describes how much a container can hold.

## Is capacity equal to volume?

Volume is the amount of space a container or object occupies. Capacity is the amount of water required to fill the fish tank (ml or L). Volume is the space the tank and water take up. The most common unit of volume is centimetres cubed (cm3).

## What is the measure of capacity?

The basic units of measurement of capacity are liter (l) and milliliter (ml). To measure smaller quantities of liquid, we use milliliter (ml) and to measure larger quantities we use liter (l).