It is hard, malleable, ductile, and melts at a lower temperature than wrought iron.
On the other hand, if it is suffered to cool gradually, it becomes too soft and ductile.
For the future is pliant and ductile, and will be easily moulded by a strong fancy into any form.
From morn to night he thumbed and pushed about the ductile clay.
Copper is of a red color, very sonorous and elastic, and the most ductile of all metals, except gold.
Those, for example, which surround the bones cease to be ductile, and are incapable of extension so early as the age of 18 or 20.
Nickel is white, ductile and malleable, but of difficult fusion.
When the metal plates are very soft and ductile, the operation of punching does no appreciable injury.
Gold, as it is the purest, so it is the softest and most ductile of all metals.
Nor had she hypocritically affected the reverse, as ductile women do, when they feel wanting in force to do the other.
ductile duc·tile (dŭk'təl, -tīl')
Easily molded or shaped.