In electromagnetism and electronics, capacitance is the ability of a body to hold an electrical charge. Capacitance is also a measure of the amount of electric charge stored (or separated) for a given electric potential. A common form of charge storage device is a two-plate capacitor. - Wikipedia
Note: The prefix "ab" is used to indicate an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system. The prefix "stat" is used to indicate an electrical unit in the electrostatic centimeter-gram-second system of units.