MALLEABILITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MALLEABILITY
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 n.  property of something that can be hammered or shaped under pressure without breaking
Classic Sentence:
1  I saw another at work to calcine ice into gunpowder; who likewise showed me a treatise he had written concerning the malleability of fire, which he intended to publish.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
2  Her intentions in short had never been more definite; but poor Lily, for all the hard glaze of her exterior, was inwardly as malleable as wax.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
3  She smiled as she spoke, letting her eyes rest on his in a way that took the edge from her banter and made him suddenly malleable to her will.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
4  Vanity, for example, made them all malleable.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 5
Example Sentence:
1  Actually, if we have malleability, migration can be easily implemented by first adding a new set of processor and then removing the old one.
2  Labor activists say that although there are no legal age cutoffs, the industries prefer to hire young and malleable workers.
3  Lead and tin are malleable metals.
4  Europe saw its colonies as a source of raw material and a malleable workforce.
5  Gold is a malleable metal, easily shaped into bracelets and rings.
6  When clay dries out, it loses its plasticity and becomes less malleable.