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ductile

 [duk´til]
susceptible of being drawn out without breaking.

duc·tile

(dŭk'tĭl),
Denoting the property of a material that allows it to be bent, drawn out (as a wire), or otherwise deformed without breaking.
[L. ductilis, capable of being led or drawn]

ductile

/duc·tile/ (duk´til) susceptible of being drawn out without breaking.

ductile

having the property of allowing metals to be drawn into the thinness of a wire.

duc·tile

(dŭk'tīl)
Denoting the property of a material that allows it to be bent, drawn out (as a wire), or otherwise deformed without breaking.
[L. ductilis, capable of being led or drawn]

ductile

susceptible of being drawn out without breaking.
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date and time, and the quotation "Bid on Ductile Iron Pipe" stated clearly on the outside.
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