Malleate
Malleate Mal"le*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Malleated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Malleating}.] [L. malleatus hammered, fr. malleus a hammer. See {Mall}, v. t.] To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • malleate — malleation, n. /mal ee ayt /, v.t., malleated, malleating. to beat or shape with a hammer, as in metalworking. [1590 1600; < L malleatus wrought with a hammer, equiv. to L malle(us) hammer + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • malleate — verb To beat with a hammer See Also: malleable, mallet …   Wiktionary

  • malleate — mælɪət , eɪt v. hammer, beat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malleate — mal·le·ate …   English syllables

  • malleate — I. ēˌāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Medieval Latin malleatus, past participle of malleare to hammer : to beat with a hammer : pound the surfaces of some fragments suggested that the clay had been poorly malleated American Antiquity …   Useful english dictionary

  • malleate mastax — (ROTIFERA) Chewing apparatus; rami untoothed and unci are curved plates with prong type teeth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Malleated — Malleate Mal le*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Malleated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Malleating}.] [L. malleatus hammered, fr. malleus a hammer. See {Mall}, v. t.] To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malleating — Malleate Mal le*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Malleated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Malleating}.] [L. malleatus hammered, fr. malleus a hammer. See {Mall}, v. t.] To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mall — (m[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Malled} (m[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Malling}.] [Cf. OF. mailler. See {Mall} beetle, and cf. {Malleate}.] To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malleable — Mal le*a*ble, a. [F. mall[ e]able, fr. LL. malleare to hammer. See {Malleate}.] 1. Capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers; applied to metals. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being influenced to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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