the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
The quality or state of being malleable.
The property by virtue of which a material can be extended in all directions without rupture by the application of load; a material's ability to be bent, formed, or shaped without cracking or breaking.
a property of a cryptographic algorithms in which an adversary can alter a ciphertext such that it decrypts to a related plaintext
the quality or state of being malleable; -- opposed to friability and brittleness
Origin: [CF. F. mallabilit.]
The numerical value of malleability in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of malleability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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