tractile definition by Webster's New World
that can be drawn out in length; ductile; tensile
Origin: ; from Classical Latin tractus (see traction) plush -ile
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- tractility noun
tractile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile: a tractile metal.
Origin: From Latin tractus, past participle of trahere, to draw.
- trac·tilˈi·ty noun