Definition of ductility in US English:

ductility

noun

  • See ductile

    • ‘The resulting material has six times the strength of unprocessed copper yet retains most of the metal's characteristic ductility, or stretchiness.’
    • ‘Silver is well known as a bright white metal (when untarnished) exhibiting a high degree of malleability and ductility.’
    • ‘There is scientific evidence that this will increase tissue elasticity and ductility, and reduce the frequency of injuries directly related to the stretching itself.’
    • ‘It is impossible to measure their bulk properties, such as color, malleability, ductility, melting and boiling points, and densities.’
    • ‘The term ‘plastic’ has nothing to do with polymers, but refers to the plasticity or ductility of aluminum when processed under certain high temperature conditions.’

Pronunciation

ductility

/ˌdəkˈtilədē//ˌdəkˈtɪlədi/