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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 duc·tile /ˈdʌktḷ, ˌtaɪl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 duc·tile /ˈdəktḷ, ˌtaɪl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Duc·tile a.
 1. Easily led; tractable; complying; yielding to motives, persuasion, or instruction; as, a ductile people.
 Forms their ductile minds
 To human virtues.   --Philips.
 2. Capable of being elongated or drawn out, as into wire or threads.
    Gold . . . is the softest and most ductile of all metals.   --Dryden.
 -- Duc*tile*ly adv. -- Duc*tile*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: easily influenced [syn: malleable]
      2: capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile
         copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the
         leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made
         of highly tensile steel alloy" [syn: malleable, pliable,
          pliant, tensile, tractile]