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  • n  the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    he worked to the limits of his capability
  • n  the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    the capability of a metal to be fused
  • n  an aptitude that may be developed

  • We have tremendous capabilities to detect any effort by Iraq to obtain prohibited capability.
  • A great deal of that offensive capability consisted of vehicles on the road to Basra.
  • But Islamabad is happy for Tehran to acquire nuclear capability for energy uses.
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  • Face Grooving Heads feature coolant-through capability.
    Available for 47–1,275 mm diameters, CoroBore® 825 SL Heads offer alternative to milling grooves for those operating in or serving sectors such as pumps and valves, hydraulics, and pulp/paper industry. Rotating axial face grooving tools use standard SL32 blade and CoroCut 1-2 inserts, but feature through-coolant capability for chip control. For 47-150 mm diameters, C6 and C8 adapters are ...
    June 14, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • NSA cyber spying on China not a surprise, but it's not ho-hum, either
    International relations and leadership on global Internet policy, not US cyberespionage capability, are what will be compromised most as a result of revelations that the United States spies on computers used by civilians in Hong Kong and China.
    June 14, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
  • Tiny Submersible Could Search for Life in Europa's Ocean
    One of the first visitors to Jupiter's icy moon of Europa could be a tiny submarine barely larger than two soda cans. The small craft might help strike the right balance between cost and capability for a robotic mission to look for alien life in the ocean beneath Europa's icy crust.
    June 14, 2013 - via Yahoo! News

  • Robert Gates in International Herald Tribune
    Because people were stuck in old ways of doing business, it's been like pulling teeth,Gates said of his prodding. "While we've doubled this capability in recent months, it is still not good enough."
  • President Bush in Guardian Unlimited
    If (Iran) chooses to do so, and the international community does not take steps to prevent it, it is possible Iran could have this capability,Bush said. "And we need to take it seriously - now."
  • Sean McCormack in International Herald Tribune
    In case there is an incident, we will have an improved capability to ensure that we have all the possible information we can collect to determine exactly what happened,McCormack said. "And we want to make sure that we have full...

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