Definitions for malleability
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mal•le•a•bleˈmæl i ə bəl(adj.)
capable of being extended or shaped, as by hammering or by pressure.
a malleable personality.
Origin of malleable:
1350–1400; < ML malleābilis=malle(āre) to hammer +-ābilis -able
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
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