Definition of formability in US English:



  • See form

    • ‘Other advantages include good formability and most important, excellent weldability.’
    • ‘Lead remains in batteries, but it's no longer utilized as a finishing material for steel to improve formability.’
    • ‘The copper-free alloys of the series have many desirable characteristics: moderate-to-high strength, excellent toughness, and good workability, formability, and weldability.’
    • ‘These primary crystals do not have a substantial effect on strength but affect appreciably the formability, fatigue resistance and surface finish.’
    • ‘The low carbon steel, of course, has excellent formability.’