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ductile

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From Old French, from Latin ductilis (easily led).

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ductile (comparative more ductile, superlative most ductile)

  1. Capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.
  2. Molded easily into a new form.
  3. (rare) Led easily; prone to follow.

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  • (capable of being pulled into thin wire): brittle

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FrenchEdit

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From Latin

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ductile (masculine and feminine, plural ductiles)

  1. ductile (capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire).

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ductile

  1. nominative neuter singular of ductilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of ductilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of ductilis