ductile


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ductile

 [duk´til]
susceptible of being drawn out without breaking.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
The global ductile iron casting market has been studied on the basis of type and application.
List of key factors useful for building a roadmap of upcoming opportunities in the ductile iron pipes market at the global, regional, and country levels
In 1958, LaFourche Parrish (Louisiana) was the first municipality to install ductile iron pipe with a polyethylene encasement.
The mode of fracture in the ductile region is by ductile tearing, with tear lines visible at the fracture surface and the side walls being sucked in [11].
ANSI/AWWA C151/A21.5 covers manufacturing and testing of ductile iron pipe plus thickness selection for various depths of cover and internal pressure situations.
The report contains a complete study of the competitive scenario of the Ductile Cast Iron Market and the existing trends that are anticipated to impact the market.
"As the industry evolves, our clients are beginning to increase the demand for ductile iron," said Tom Riordan, CEO.
Flex-Ring joint ductile iron pipe with its positive, flexible joint restraint is ideal for use in trenchless applications such as horizontal directional drilling and pipebursting.
To determine whether ductile iron could or should have a place in machine-tool-structure design decisions in the US, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) recently completed a state-of-the-art assessment of basic material information and design philosophies with Dr Alex Zavaras of the University of Pittsburgh.
The speheroidal structure of the graphite in the ductile iron offers no comparable support.
[ClickPress, Tue May 21 2019] Owing to its uniquely high tensile performance and superlative flexibility owing to nodular graphite, ductile iron pipes have actively replaced conventional cast iron pipes across several end-user applications such as sewer and water line applications where corrosion remains a major functional hindrance.