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DUCTILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ductile mean? 

DUCTILE (adjective)
  The adjective DUCTILE has 2 senses:

1. easily influenced
2. capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

  Familiarity information: DUCTILE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DUCTILE (adjective)


Sense 1ductile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Easily influenced

Synonyms:

ductile; malleable

Similar:

manipulable; tractable (easily managed (controlled or taught or molded))


Sense 2ductile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

Synonyms:

tractile; ductile; malleable; pliable; pliant; tensile

Context examples:

ductile copper / malleable metals such as gold / they soaked the leather to made it pliable / pliant molten glass / made of highly tensile steel alloy

Similar:

formed (having or given a form or shape)


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