Etymology
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plasticity (n.)

"capability of being molded or formed; property of giving form or shape to matter," 1768, from plastic (adj.) + -ity.

updated on August 03, 2020

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Definitions of plasticity from WordNet

plasticity (n.)
the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking;
Synonyms: malleability
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