malleable
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmæli.əbəl/
Adjective

malleable

  1. Able to be hammered into thin sheets; capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers.
  2. (metaphorical) Flexible, liable to change.
    My opinion on the subject is malleable.
  3. (cryptography, of an algorithm) in which an adversary can alter a ciphertext such that it decrypts to a related plaintext
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