- ducrey's bacillus,
- duct keel,
- duct tape,
- ductal carcinoma in situ,
Origin of ductile
Examples from the Web for ductility
Silver ranks next to gold in point of ductility and malleability.The Silversmith's Handbook|George E. Gee
He feels the same sensation as before of mixed anger and fascination at the ductility of her nature.Alas!|Rhoda Broughton
Some metals,p. 81 like cast iron, have absolutely no ductility.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
The best iron cannot be manufactured from one variety, but by mixing ores strength and ductility both are obtained.The Seat of Empire|Charles Carleton Coffin
It is desirable that the pliability and ductility be preserved at as low a temperature as possible.
Word Origin for ductile
mid-14c., from Old French ductile or directly from Latin ductilis "that may be led or drawn," from past participle of ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Related: Ductility.