carrying capacity definition

  • noun:
    • the most quantity of persons or items that an automobile or a receptacle can carry: a van with a carrying ability of 12.
    • Ecology the most number of individuals that confirmed environment can support without harmful impacts.
    • the sheer number of individuals or items that an automobile was created to carry
    • The number of folks of a certain species that an environment can support

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