See malleability.

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  • Malleableness — Mal le*a*ble*ness, n. Quality of being malleable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malleableness — noun The quality of being malleable …   Wiktionary

  • malleableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being flexible: bounce, ductility, elasticity, flexibility, flexibleness, give, malleability, plasticity, pliability, pliableness, pliancy, pliantness, resilience, resiliency, spring,… …   English dictionary for students

  • malleableness — mælɪəblnɪs n. quality of being malleable, ability to be molded and shaped by pressure or by hammering; adaptability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malleableness — mal·lea·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • malleableness — noun ( es) : malleability …   Useful english dictionary

  • Locke: knowledge and its limits — Ian Tipton I That John Locke’s Essay concerning Human Understanding is one of the philosophical classics is something nobody would deny, yet it is not easy to pinpoint precisely what is so special about it. Locke himself has been described as the …   History of philosophy

  • malleable — malleably, adv. malleability, malleableness, n. /mal ee euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being extended or shaped by hammering or by pressure from rollers. 2. adaptable or tractable: the malleable mind of a child. [1350 1400; ME malliable < ML… …   Universalium

  • malleable — adjective /ˈmæliəbəl/ a) Able to be hammered into thin sheets; capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers. My opinion on the subject is malleable. b) ( …   Wiktionary

  • bounce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. rebound, recoil; leap; slang, eject (See ejection). II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To rebound] Syn. ricochet, recoil, carom, glance off, spring back, leap, hop, skip, bob, buck, jump, bound, jerk up and down …   English dictionary for students

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