ductility

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English[edit]

Bars after tensile testing.
(a) Zero ductility
(b) Medium ductility
(c) Complete ductility

Etymology[edit]

From ductile +‎ -ity.

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Noun[edit]

ductility (countable and uncountable, plural ductilities)

  1. (physics) Ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force.

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