Malleable Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Malleable

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Malleable Definition: ​

Capable of being shaped. The term is often used with reference to metals, as in the degree to which they can be shaped by pounding with a hammer.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Malleable Definition." ThoughtCo, Feb. 10, 2017, thoughtco.com/definition-of-malleable-604562. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, February 10). Malleable Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-malleable-604562 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Malleable Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-malleable-604562 (accessed December 18, 2017).