capacity measure

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Noun1.capacity measure - a unit of measurement of volume or capacitycapacity measure - a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
cu in, cubic inch - the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side
cu ft, cubic foot - the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side
cord - a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
liquid measure, liquid unit - a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)
dry measure, dry unit - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
cran - a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
field capacity - the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold
kor, homer - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
hin - ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
fathom, fthm - (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
acre-foot - the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters
acre inch - one twelfth of an acre-foot
board foot - the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
standard - a board measure = 1980 board feet
cubic yard, yard - a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
last - a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
volume - the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
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In addition, the IP indexes and the capacity measures will be rebased so that 1992 actual output equals 100.
The energy storage capacity measures how much charge it holds--the automotive equivalent of the size of the gas tank.
In 1976, capacity measures for all ninety-six materials series in the index of industrial production were estimated, and the manufacturing series were reestimated in more detail (fifteen components instead of two) and substantially revised back to 1948.

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