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malleable

 [mal´e-ah-b'l]
susceptible of being beaten out into a thin plate.

mal·le·a·ble

(mal'ē-ă-bŭl),
Capable of being shaped by being beaten or subjected to pressure; a property of certain metals such as gold and silver.
[L. malleus, a hammer]

malleable

/mal·le·a·ble/ (mal´e-ah-b'l) susceptible of being beaten out into a thin plate.

malleable

[mal′ē·əbəl]
Etymology: L, malleare, to beat
able to be pressed, hammered, or otherwise forced into a shape without breaking.

mal·le·a·ble

(mal'ē-ă-bĕl)
Capable of being shaped by being beaten or by pressure; a property of certain metals such as gold and silver.
[L. malleus, a hammer]

malleable

susceptible of being beaten out into a thin plate.

malleable retractor
a flat elongated piece of metal shaped like a tongue depressor, which can be bent into a desired shape and used as a retractor for soft tissue. See ribbon malleable retractor.
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But to be clear, the GM specification from August 1993 is titled Ferritic and Pearlitic (Armasteel) Malleable Iron Castings and shows the GM11M, GM86M, GM85M, GM84M and GM88M grades.
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First, Armasteel is not steel but a GM trade name for a grade of pearlitic malleable cast iron.
Staring, smiling, grimacing, glowering, these are less portraits of "individuals" than of the expressions that settle fleetingly on their malleable features.
O'Neill's rich Irish tones are malleable according to age, station, and gender, and ably handle Kit's American accent as well.