Definition of Tractile

1. Adjective. Capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out. "Made of highly tensile steel alloy"

Exact synonyms: Ductile, Malleable, Pliable, Pliant, Tensile
Similar to: Formed
Derivative terms: Ductility, Malleability, Pliability, Pliancy, Pliantness



Definition of Tractile

1. Adjective. Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tractile

1. capable of being drawn out in length [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractile

tract house
tract housing
tract of Goll
tract of Munzer and Wiener
tract of Schutz
tractabilities
tractability
tractable
tractableness
tractablenesses
tractably
tractate
tractates
tracted
tractellum
tractile (current term)
tractility
tracting
traction
traction alopecia
traction atrophy
traction diverticulum
traction engine
traction engines
traction epiphysis
tractional
tractionally
tractioneer
tractioneers
tractionless

Literary usage of Tractile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Construction and Operation of Wood-working Machines by John Richards (1872)
"Such belts, if closely wove and of the best material, will, when waxed, be found to have a high tractile power and wear well, while their comparatively ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Tractile on Dictionary.com!Search for Tractile on Thesaurus.com!Search for Tractile on Google!Search for Tractile on Wikipedia!

Search