that can be drawn out in length; ductile; tensile
Origin of tractile; from Classical Latin tractus (see traction) + -ile
Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile: a tractile metal.
Origin of tractileFrom Latin tractus, past participle of trahere, to draw.
(comparative more tractile, superlative most tractile)
- Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile.
Latin trahere, tractum, to draw.