English version

malleable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmalleablemal‧le‧a‧ble /ˈmæliəbəl/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 BEND technical something that is malleable is easy to press or pull into a new shape 🔊 malleable steel2 CHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENT formal someone who is malleable can be easily influenced or changed by other people 🔊 a malleable childmalleability /ˌmæliəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
malleableNature is not inflexible but malleable.Many metals are malleable and ductile.The hull contained a mass of dissimilar metals: steel, cast and malleable iron, brass. bronze and lead.A malleable metal can be beaten into a sheet whereas a ductile metal can be drawn out into a wire.While the synapse is only an inefficient chemical middleman in what are otherwise efficient electrical processes, it is a malleable middleman.Instead, they designated Tran Trong Kim, a mild and malleable professor.Labor activists say that although there are no legal age cutoffs, the industries prefer to hire young and malleable workers.
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