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- noun the quantity of electricity which can be drawn from a fully charged battery for 20 hours by a constant discharging current until cutoff voltage of 1.75 volts per cell is reached.
- A value or quantity establishing the maximum amount that can be contained, accommodated, or handled. For instance, the charge that can be withdrawn from a fully charged battery under specified conditions, the maximum current that can be handled by an electric circuit, or the largest number of communication channels that a communications circuit can handle simultaneously. Also called maximum capacity, or full-rated capacity (1).