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Taking inspiration from marine animals that gracefully maneuver through their surroundings—the octopus is a favorite—scientists tapped silicone and other pliable materials to build soft structures that can stretch and move with ease.
It was soft and pliable, and of such a texture that it could be washed easier than anything else, either paper or cloth.
He showed his shrewdness in thus dealing with this pliable and deeply affectionate nature.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Nothing else except silver or gold would be tough enough as well as pliable enough for the purpose.
About 15 minutes of soaking will be sufficient to make them pliable enough to bend over at right angles.
In silence he thrust his beechwood tablets into his pocket, and picked his pliable scaler's rule from the corner.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
His genial, shifty, pliable, and yet persistent personality was forced to humour obstacles and to fawn on circumstance.
The jaguar, with his pliable paws and sharp subtle claws, is to them a more dreaded assailant than the crocodile or caïman.
So pliable is it, that it has been known for a crack of the masterly whip to fling off the victim and put on the culprit!
The swords were of highly tempered steel, sharply pointed and as pliable as a willow wand.
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG

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