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{adj: logical} capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
"a logical mind"
<-> illogical



{adj: long-range} suitable for or reaching long distances
"long-range nuclear capability"

{adj: macro} very large in scale or scope or capability

{adj: micro} extremely small in scale or scope or capability

{n: Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence, Inter-Services Intelligence, ISI} the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups

{n: accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on} a supplementary component that improves capability

{n: associability, associableness} the capability of being easily associated or joined or connected in thought

{n: capability, capableness, potentiality} an aptitude that may be developed
<-> incapability

{n: capability, capableness} the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
"he worked to the limits of his capability"
<-> incapability, incapableness

{n: capability, capacity} the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
"the capability of a metal to be fused"

{n: circuit board, circuit card, board, card, plug-in, add-in} a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

{n: compass, range, reach, grasp} the limit of capability
"within the compass of education"

{n: compatibility} capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination
<-> incompatibility

{n: contractility} the capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter

{n: corruptibility} the capability of being corrupted
<-> incorruptibility

{n: curability, curableness} capability of being cured or healed
<-> incurability, incurableness

{n: data mining} data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data

{n: defensibility} capability of being defended
"they built their castles with an eye to their defensibility"
"client complaints create a felt need for the defensibility of individual actions"

{n: demonstrability, provability} capability of being demonstrated or logically proved

{n: envelope} the maximum operating capability of a system
"test pilots try to push the envelope"

{n: equatability} capability of being equated

{n: executability} capability of being executed
"the job is executable for two million dollars"
"this contract is not executable"

{n: imperfectibility} the capability of becoming imperfect
<-> perfectibility

{n: incapability, incapableness} lack of potential for development
<-> capability

{n: incapability, incapableness} the quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
<-> capability, capableness

{n: inner resource} a resource provided by the mind or one's personal capabilities
"to have an inner resource against loneliness"

{n: military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture} capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
"we faced an army of great strength"
"politicians have neglected our military posture"

{n: murderousness} cruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder

{n: operating capability, performance capability} the capability of a technological system to perform as intended

{n: overkill} the capability to obliterate a target with more weapons (especially nuclear weapons) than are required

{n: perfectibility} the capability of becoming perfect
"he believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"
<-> imperfectibility

{n: possibility, possibleness} capability of existing or happening or being true
"there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired"
<-> impossibility

{n: reflectiveness, reflectivity} the capability of quiet thought or contemplation

{n: security intelligence} intelligence on the identity and capability and intentions of hostile individuals or organizations that may be engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism

{n: separability} the capability of being separated

{n: simulative electronic deception, electronic simulative deception} actions to represent friendly notional or actual capabilities to mislead hostile forces

{n: spinnability} the quality of being suitable for spinning or the capability of being spun (used of textile fibers)

{n: visibility} capability of providing a clear unobstructed view
"a windshield with good visibility"

{n: volition, will} the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
"the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith

{v: derate} lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus

{v: disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise} remove offensive capability from
<-> arm


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