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Definitions of capability

  1. the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an aptitude that may be developed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The quality of being capable; capacity; capableness; esp. intellectual power or ability. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Capacity of being used or improved. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The quality of being able to do. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Capably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The state or quality of being capable. capableness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The quality of being capable, especially intellectually. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The quality of being able or qualified for. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. An operating system security oraccess control model where specific types of access to aspecific object are granted by giving a process this datastructure or token.The token may be unforgeable (typically by using encryptionor hardware "tagged" memory). Capabilities are used in OSessuch as Hydra, KeyKOS, EROS, Chorus/Mix, and theStanford V system. Similar to Kerberos, but in an OScontext.Compare access control list. foldoc_fs
  12. Power of (action &c., acting &c.), for (being done something to), to (do something); undeveloped faculty (has cc.). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. n. Power, adaptability, or facility in any required direction. Cabinet Dictionary
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