What does "malleable" mean?

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Malleable is having the capacity of change something. If you have a clay ball and you want to alter it you can use a hammer to alter the shape of the clay ball.
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Malleability is the ability of a material to be shaped, e.g. hammered into sheets, without breaking. It is a physical property of plastics and some metals. Examples: When plasticine
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It means not flexible, not able to be molded or shaped by hammering...
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mal·le·a·ble
[mal-ee-uh-buhl]
ADJECTIVE
1.
capable of being extended or shaped by hammering or by pressure from rollers.
2.
adaptable or tractable: the malleable mind of a child.
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Something that is malleable is able to be shaped for formed by using some kind of pressure. It can also mean easily controlled or easily influenced.
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