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Capability

Ca`pa`bil´i`ty
n.1.The quality of being capable; capacity; capableness; esp. intellectual power or ability.
A capability to take a thousand views of a subject.
- H. Taylor.
2.Capacity of being used or improved.
Noun1.capability - the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
Synonyms: capableness
Antonyms:
incapability, incapableness - the quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
2.capability - the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused"
Synonyms: capacity
3.capability - an aptitude that may be developed
Antonyms:
incapability, incapableness - lack of potential for development
(operating system, security)capability - An operating system security or access control model where specific types of access to a specific object are granted by giving a process this data structure or token.

The token may be unforgeable (typically by using encryption or hardware "tagged" memory). Capabilities are used in OSes such as Hydra, KeyKOS, EROS, Chorus/Mix, and the Stanford V system. Similar to Kerberos, but in an OS context.

Compare access control list.
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