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]

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

  • malleation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin malleation , malleatio, from malleatus (past participle of malleare to hammer) + Latin ion , io ion 1. : the action of malleating or state of being malleated 2. : a mark or dent like one made by …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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