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malleable

[′mal·yə·bəl]
(metallurgy)
Capable of undergoing plastic deformation without rupture; a property characteristic of metals.
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2) 62106820-union malleable cast iron for tube of nominal bore 20mm ((3/4")as per type vii , isi marked to 1879/ 1987(reaffirmed 2005) edition 3.
Malleable implants are easier to place and to use and have a lower rate of mechanical failure and lower costs.
For the first time we have succeeded in producing a material which, while in service, can switch back and forth between a state of strong and brittle behavior and one of soft and malleable," Weibmuller said.
The device contains an inner malleable stainless steel mesh that can easily be reshaped during surgery.
Rasovsky's malleable voice gets larger and smaller as the novel flits between Carey's past and present and his dramatic pacing and facility with regional accents enhance this audiobook.
Here one might note an indebtedness to Francis Bacon's flayed subjects; there a self-conscious nod to Hans Bellmer's fetishistic dolls, or Hannah Hoch's riotous collages, or Egon Schiele's raw draftsmanship, or Cindy Sherman's constructions of malleable identities.
The jet-black bob, the malleable face, the economy of movement, her unique choice of costume accessories (aided by costume designer Susan Hilferty) - the performer can easily hold an empty stage.
Ando is clearly very proud of this small new building, signing his business card with a well-rehearsed sketch of its distinctive silhouette, proving perhaps that the most solid established architectural heavyweight has the ability to demonstrate a lighter, more malleable, response to the city.
However, he maintains that malleable solids could also provide suitable ionic environments "that folks at IBM would be happy with.
Our results indicate that the neural systems for reading are malleable and highly responsive to effective reading instruction," says Dr.
THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has corrected its anti-dumping duty on malleable cast iron tube or pipe fittings from Brazil, reducing the rate from 34.
An ear dressing that features these characteristic--the malleable ear dressing--is expected to become commercially available soon In this article, the author describes his use of this dressing in 48 patients and reviews the results of follow-up questioning of 20 of these patients.