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1. Symbol C
a. The ratio of charge to potential on an electrically charged, isolated conductor.
b. The ratio of the electric charge transferred from one to the other of a pair of conductors to the resulting potential difference between them.
a. The property of a circuit element that permits it to store charge.
b. The part of the circuit exhibiting capacitance.

ca·pac′i·tive (-tĭv) adj.
ca·pac′i·tive·ly adv.
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Adj.1.capacitive - of or relating to capacitance
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