Meaning of plasticity


Pronunciation: (pla-stis'i-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being plastic.
  2. the capability of being molded, receiving shape, or being made to assume a desired form: the plasticity of social institutions; the great plasticity of clay.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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