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synonyms for ductility

  • compliance
  • ductileness
  • elasticity
  • flexibleness
  • give
  • malleability
  • plasticity
  • pliability
  • pliancy
  • pliantness
  • resilience
  • resiliency
  • spring
  • springiness
  • tractability
  • tractableness
  • malleableness
  • pliableness
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How to use ductility in a sentence

Then, no doubt, Gwynne would have his way in most things, and she already felt the stirrings of mere female ductility.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Gold has the greatest ductility, and in wires of equal diameters, it has the greatest tenacity, of all the metals.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
Adamant and steel have a ductility like water, to a mind sufficiently bold and contemplative.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
This increases the hardness to a high degree and adds strength without much decrease in ductility.
OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING AND CUTTINGHAROLD P. MANLY
In addition, they have enough ductility to accommodate the expansion of the pavement due to temperature changes.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
In my walks I stepped into a goldbeater's workhouse, where he showed me the wonderful ductility of that spreading and oily metal.
THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN EVELYN
His natural voice was full and open, and of such ductility, that when he sang pianissimo it retained its original quality.
CORNISH CHARACTERSS. BARING-GOULD
It is desirable that the pliability and ductility be preserved at as low a temperature as possible.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
The best iron cannot be manufactured from one variety, but by mixing ores strength and ductility both are obtained.
THE SEAT OF EMPIRECHARLES CARLETON COFFIN
Strength is needed as well for the taking as the making of an impression,--something more than mere ductility.
THE ROMANCE OF ZION CHAPEL [3D ED.]RICHARD LE GALLIENNE
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WORDS RELATED TO DUCTILITY

  • ductileness
  • ductility
  • elasticity
  • give
  • malleability
  • malleableness
  • plasticity
  • pliability
  • pliableness
  • pliancy
  • pliantness
  • resilience
  • resiliency
  • spring
  • springiness
  • tractability
  • tractableness
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