malleation definition

  • noun:
    • The work or means of beating into a plate, sheet, or leaf, as a metal; expansion by beating.
    • The work or procedure for beating into a plate, sheet, or leaf, as a metal; extension by beating.
    • The act of beating into a plate or leaf, as a metal; expansion by beating.
    • Malleability; capability of being formed by hammering.
    • In pathology, a convulsive action of one or both of your hands, which hit the thigh like a hammer.

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