ductility

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Ability of a material (such as a metal or asphalt cement) to undergo permanent deformation through elongation (reduction in cross-sectional area) or bending at room temperature without fracturing. Opposite of brittleness.

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The material appeared to have a lot of ductility, which we always tested before using it for something new and interesting.
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The ductility of our material was unparalleled in the market today. Our fabric can flex and bend like no other material.
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Some materials have much better ductility than others and should be chosen for specific jobs instead of other lesser materials.
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