Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not ductile; incapable of being drawn into threads, as a metal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not ductile; incapable of being drawn into threads, as a metal; inelastic; tough.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not ductile; not capable of being drawn into threads, as a metal.

Etymologies

in- +‎ ductile (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Matter must be of later origin than the forming-power, and therefore must be at its disposition throughout, ready to become anything, ready therefore to any bulk; besides, if it possessed magnitude, it would necessarily possess shape also: it would be doubly inductile.

    The Six Enneads.

  • Each touch you give will give shape and form and make a lasting impression, and your hands labour at no hard and inductile mass.

    Memories of Canada and Scotland — Speeches and Verses

  • After all, he is no inductile material in some hands.”

    Villette

  • After all, he is no inductile material in some hands. "

    Villette

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