Meaning of ductile

duc•tile

Pronunciation: (duk'tl, -til), [key]
— 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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