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Definition of capacitance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    capacitance

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kəˈpæsɪtəns//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈpæsɪtəns//
     
    [uncountable] (physics)
     
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  1. 1the ability of a system to store an electrical charge
  2. 2a comparison between change in electrical charge and change in electrical potential
  3. Word Origin late 19th cent.: from capacity + -ance.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: capacitance