Definition of Malleate

1. v. t. To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf.



Definition of Malleate

1. Verb. To beat with a hammer ¹

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Definition of Malleate

1. to hammer [v MALLEATED, MALLEATING, MALLEATES] - See also: hammer

Medical Definition of Malleate

1. To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf. Origin: L. Malleatus hammered, fr. Malleus a hammer. See Mall. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malleate

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malleabilities
malleability
malleable
malleableize
malleableized
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malleableizing
malleableness
malleably
malleal
mallear
mallear fold
mallear prominence
mallear stripe
malleate (current term)
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malleations
mallebrin
mallecho
mallechos
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mallee
mallee bird
mallee fowl
mallee hen
malleefowl

Literary usage of Malleate

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1. The Microscopy of Drinking Water by George Chandler Whipple, John Wymond Miller Bunker (1914)
"Figs. J to P. Diagrams showing Forms of Trophi. (After Hudson and Gosse.) J, malleate. K, Sub-malleate. ..."

2. A Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary by Duncan Forbes (1858)
"... to malleate, or cause to form by hammering, to bury, &c. ... a. to malleate, to form by hammering ; to make, to form ; n. to be made, fashioned. ..."

3. Reprint of the Original Descriptions of the Genus Achatinella by E. W. Thwing (1907)
"The intermediate whorls striate, the last half of the penultimate and the last whorl distinctly malleate, with long narrow obliquely descending facets. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"[< malleate + -ion.] 1. The act of beating into a plate or leaf, as a metal; extension by beating. ..."

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