thin or thick

malleable
(adj)
MAL-e-ǝ-bǝl
Meaning

1. capable of being shaped by pounding

1st Sample Sentence

1. The iron is heated to an extremely high temperature in order to make it malleable.

2nd Meaning

2. easily influenced and persuaded

2nd Sample Sentence

2. He's a very malleable character, so we needn't worry that he'll object to anything we make him do.

Root

malleus (hammer) (Latin)

Synonyms

malleable, pliable

Mnemonics

malleability is the capability of stretching to a wire Ductility is the capability of pressing to a sheet. Both are properties studied in material science relate with meltable; so possible to reshape Many women believe they can mold their MALE (malle) partners into ABLE-bodied husbands.

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