Definitions of ductility

  1. the malleability of something that can be drawing into wires or hammered into thin sheets Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The property of a metal which allows it to be drawn into wires or filaments. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Tractableness; pliableness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Capability of being drawn into threads or wire; capability of being influenced or taught. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Capacity of being drawn out without breaking. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. The capacity, particularly in metals, of being extended by drawing without breaking; flexibility; ready compliance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The property possessed in a greater or less degree by all the metals of being beaten or drawn out without fracturing or breaking; flexibility; obsequiousness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. n. Quality of being ductile; tractableness; flexibility; pliableness; the property which metals have of being beaten out, as in sheets, or drawn out, as in wire, without fracture. Cabinet Dictionary
  9. Quality of suffering extension, flexibility; obsequiousness, compliance. Complete Dictionary