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PLASTICITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does plasticity mean? 

PLASTICITY (noun)
  The noun PLASTICITY has 1 sense:

1. the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking

  Familiarity information: PLASTICITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLASTICITY (noun)


Sense 1plasticity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

malleability; plasticity

Hypernyms ("plasticity" is a kind of...):

physical property (a property used to characterize physical objects)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "plasticity"):

ductileness; ductility (the malleability of something that can be drawn into threads or wires or hammered into thin sheets)

flexibility; flexibleness (the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped)


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