Definition of pliable in English:

pliable

Line breaks: pli|able
Pronunciation: /ˈplʌɪəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

pliably

adverb
More example sentences
  • A suction cup member has a lip which pliably accommodates the surface and allows a trigger mechanism to be brought in contact with the surface.
  • The objective of the present invention is to provide a high reliable optical wave network system capable of economically and pliably handling multimedia service of which communication capacity per service is large.

Origin

late Middle English: from French, from plier 'to bend' (see ply1).

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