1. The ease with which material can be worked or smoothly cut and shaped with hand or machine tools. 2. In masonry, the texture of mortar such that it behaves properly under the trowel. 3. In painting, the texture and consistency of the paint such that it spreads properly. 4. In woodworking, the degree of ease and smoothness of cut obtainable with hand or machine tools. 5. The property of freshly mixed concrete or mortar which determines the ease and homogeneity with which it can be mixed, placed, compacted, and finished. 6. A property of plaster mortar closely related to plasticity which determines the ease and speed with which the mortar can be applied and finished. 7. The ease with which paving mixtures may be placed and compacted.