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duc·tile

 (dŭk′təl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Easily drawn into wire or hammered thin: ductile metals.
2. Easily molded or shaped. See Synonyms at malleable.
3. Capable of being readily persuaded or influenced; tractable: a ductile young mind.

[Middle English ductil, from Old French, from Latin ductilis, from ductus, past participle of dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

duc·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē), duc′ti·li·bil′i·ty (-lə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

ductile

(ˈdʌktaɪl)
adj
1. (Metallurgy) (of a metal, such as gold or copper) able to be drawn out into wire
2. able to be moulded; pliant; plastic
3. easily led or influenced; tractable
[C14: from Old French, from Latin ductilis, from dūcere to lead]
ˈductilely adv
ductility, ˈductileness n

duc•tile

(ˈdʌk tl, -tɪl)

adj.
1. capable of being hammered out thin, as certain metals; malleable.
2. capable of being drawn out into wire or threads, as gold.
3. able to undergo change of form without breaking.
4. capable of being molded or shaped; plastic.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin ductilis=duc-, variant s. of dūcere (see duct) + -tilis -tile]
duc′tile•ly, adv.
duc•til′i•ty, duc′tile•ness, n.

duc·tile

(dŭk′təl)
1. Easily drawn out into a fine strand or wire. Gold and silver are ductile metals. Compare brittle.
2. Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ductile - easily influenced
manipulable, tractable - easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
2.ductile - capable of being shaped or bent or drawn outductile - capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "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

ductile

adjective
1. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure:
Translations
قابِل للتَّمَدُّد
kujnýtažný
kan formessmidig
biegsamduktil
képlékeny
teygjanlegur; auîmótanlegur
elastingastamprus
elastīgsstiepjams

ductile

[ˈdʌktaɪl] ADJ (Tech) [metal] → dúctil

ductile

adj
metalhämmerbar; (= stretchable)dehnbar, streckbar
(fig liter) personleicht lenkbar

ductile

[ˈdʌktaɪl] adj (metal) → duttile

ductile

(ˈdaktail) adjective
(of metals) able to be drawn out into wire etc.

duc·tile

a. dúctil, que tiene la propiedad de admitir deformaciones sin romperse.
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