Capacity (of a cell or battery)

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The quantity of electricity that may be removed from a cell or battery at a given rate of discharge under specified conditions of voltage and temperature.

It is usually measured in ampere-hours.

Note: The term rating (of a battery) refers to the ampere-hour capacity as specified under given conditions of discharge.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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