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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]


Easily influenced


ductile; malleable


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

Sense 2ductile [BACK TO TOP]


Capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out


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


formed (having or given a form or shape)

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