moldable moldable  /ˈmoʊl də bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When combined with formaldehyde and exposed to extreme heat, melamine creates a moldable material that, when cooled, is virtually unbreakable and dishwasher-safe.
  2. The medics pull moldable splints from their backpacks and strap them to the young legs.
  3. And when Baekeland put this stuff into the bakelizer, he was rewarded with a hard, translucent, infinitely moldable substance.

News

  • Green Matter: Woodforce reaches into North America, sets sights on Asia, too

    A patented technology that binds wood fiber in pellet form to produce injection moldable and extrudable 'dice' will be commercialized globally. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT - June 2013 Keywords:  Woodforce wood plastic composites read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PlasticsToday.com

Quotes

  1. "It's actually fun because (rookie pitchers) are very moldable. They're very receptive to what they're trying to accomplish," Geren told the team's official Web site. "They're coming around. They've done a great job. It's been a pleasure to...
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Bob Geren Source: CBSSports.com

  2. "Kids with dreams and goals to be a major-leaguer are so moldable," said Lemon, who reached the majors at 20. "As young kids, they hear the chances of making it to the majors is a million to 1. I've never told a kid that. I've told them,...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Chet Lemon Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "I wasn't one of their guys, and maybe that was the direction they wanted to go in," Arrington said. "I've gotten older. I'm not just a young rookie who is as moldable. Maybe that's where the difficulties came in."
    on Mar 6, 2006 By: LaVar Arrington Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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