noun [ U ] uk /dʌkˈtɪl.ə.ti/ us /dʌkˈtɪl.ə.t̬i/
Examples from literature
- For boiler and ship plates, the mildest and most ductile steel is favored.
- Not many of us have ever seen iron, the pure metal, soft, ductile and white like silver.
- Nothing is so ductile and elastic.
- Their owner has learned to handle a ductile metal, to draw it from the rocks and fuse it in the fire.
- When the metal plates are very soft and ductile, the operation of punching does no appreciable injury.