The quality or state of being flexible
Nothing better shows the plasticity of her character than the ease with which she adapted herself to this sudden change.
Tresca show that the plasticity of certain metals at least goes considerably farther than had before been supposed.
This plasticity is, however, itself hereditary.
Pure lead isa feebly lustrous bluishwhite metal, endowed with a characteristically high degree of softness and plasticity, and almost entirely devoid of elasticity.
What we have called plasticity must not be confused with the notion of "softness," which means the degree of facility with which the plasticity of a metal can be discounted.