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Definition of Pliant

Pliant
Pliant Pli"ant, a. [F. pliant, p. pr. of plier to bend. See Ply, v.] 1. Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax. Also used figuratively: Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart. The will was then ductile and pliant to right reason. --South. 2. Favorable to pliancy. [R.] ``A pliant hour.' --Shak. -- Pli"ant*ly, adv. -- Pli"ant*ness, n.

Meaning of Pliant from wikipedia

- endoskeleton, or external, called an exoskeleton, and may be further cl****ified as pliant (elastic/movable) or rigid (hard/non-movable). Fluid skeletons are always...
- Lactuca viminea, the pliant lettuce, is a Eurasian plant species in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family. It is widespread across much of Europe...
- Features Discouraged borderline (including avoidant and dependent features) Pliant, submissive, loyal, humble; feels vulnerable and in constant jeopardy; feels...
- Miller. Entertainment W****ly declared Tyler's performance as "lovely and pliant". That same year, Tyler was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most...
- In July 2006, SanDisk acquired M-Systems. In May 2011, SanDisk acquired Pliant Technology, a manufacturer of solid state drives, for US$327 million. In...
- "swindle" the poor and unleash the "gangrene of avarice." Desiring "a more pliant president than Adams," Hamilton maneuvered to tip the election to Pinckney...
- Flexibility may refer to: Flexibility, the ability of a material to deform elastically and return to its original shape when the applied stress is removed...
- were also made to "retrain" the eight-year-old Louis XVII, to make him pliant to revolutionary ideas. To carry this out, Louis Charles was separated from...
- according to The Federalist No. 43, designed to establish a balance between pliancy and rigidity: It guards equally against that extreme facility which would...
- (from Ancient Gr****: στρεπτός, romanized: streptós, lit. 'easily twisted, pliant'), together with the suffix "-coccus" (from Modern Latin: coccus, from Ancient...
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