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ar·tic·u·la·tion

 (är-tĭk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation: an articulation of the group's sentiments.
2.
a. The act or manner of producing a speech sound.
b. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
3.
a. A jointing together or being jointed together.
b. The method or manner of jointing.
4. Anatomy
a. A fixed or movable joint between bones.
b. A movable joint between inflexible parts of the body of an animal, as the divisions of an appendage in arthropods.
5. Botany
a. A joint between two separable parts, as a leaf and a stem.
b. A node or a space on a stem between two nodes.
6. The conversion of a student's credits at one school to credits at another school by comparing the curricula.

ar·tic′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē), ar·tic′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.

articulation

(ɑːˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of speaking or expressing in words
2. (Phonetics & Phonology)
a. the process of articulating a speech sound
b. the sound so produced, esp a consonant
3. the act or the state of being jointed together
4. the form or manner in which something is jointed
5. (Zoology) zoology
a. a joint such as that between bones or arthropod segments
b. the way in which jointed parts are connected
6. (Botany) botany the part of a plant at which natural separation occurs, such as the joint between leaf and stem
7. a joint or jointing
arˈticulatory adj

ar•tic•u•la•tion

(ɑrˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of articulating.
2.
a. the act or process of articulating speech.
b. the adjustments and movements of speech organs involved in pronouncing a sound.
c. a speech sound, esp. a consonant.
3. the act of jointing.
4. a jointed state or formation; a joint.
5.
a. the point of attachment of a leaf.
b. a node in a stem, or the stem between two nodes.
6. a joint between bones or between movable segments of an exoskeleton.
7. the relation of opposing tooth surfaces as they come into contact during jaw movement.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
ar•tic′u•la•to`ry (-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speecharticulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
affrication - the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate
aspiration - a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath
epenthesis - the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier; "the insertion of a vowel in the plural of the word `bush' is epenthesis"
nasalisation, nasalization - the act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators
pronunciation - the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
retroflection, retroflexion - an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
diction, enunciation - the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
syncopation, syncope - (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
sandhi - the articulatory process whereby the pronunciation of a word or morpheme changes when it is followed immediately by another (especially in fluent speech)
thickness - indistinct articulation; "judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"
trill - the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula; "he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill"
2.articulation - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is madearticulation - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
connexion, link, connection - a connecting shape
3.articulation - expressing in coherent verbal formarticulation - expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings"
verbal expression, verbalism, expression - the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"; "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"
4.articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
fetlock, fetlock joint - the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
hock-joint, hock - tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
stifle, knee - joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
elbow - the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
hip socket - the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone
articular muscle - a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint
articulatory system - the system of joints in the body
fibrous joint, sutura, suture - an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
5.articulation - the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possiblearticulation - the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible
joining, connexion, connection - the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet"

articulation

noun
1. expression, delivery, pronunciation, speech, saying, talking, voicing, speaking, utterance, diction, enunciation, vocalization, verbalization an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
2. voicing, statement, expression, verbalization a way of restricting their articulation of grievances
3. joint, coupling, jointing, connection, hinge, juncture The articulation of different modes of production

articulation

noun
1. The act or an instance of expressing in words:
2. The use of the speech organs to produce sounds:
Translations
وُضوح مَخارِج الحُروف
artikulace
artikulationudtale
artikulációösszeillesztés
framburîur
artikulácia
seçkin anlatım

articulation

[ɑːˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃən] N
1. (= expression) [of thoughts, feelings] → expresión f
2. (= pronunciation) [of word, sentence] → articulación f
3. (Anat) → articulación f

articulation

[ɑːrˌtɪkjuˈleɪʃən] n
(= phrasing) → articulation f
(= expression) [idea, feeling, grievances] → expression f
[structure, system] → articulation f

articulation

n
(Anat) → Gelenkverbindung f

articulation

[ɑːˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃn] n (of sounds) → articolazione f; (of speech) → dizione f

articulate

(aːˈtikjuleit) verb
to speak or pronounce. The teacher articulated (his words) very carefully.
(-lət) adjective
able to express one's thoughts clearly. He's unusually articulate for a three-year-old child.
arˈticulately (-lət-) adverb
arˈticulateness (-lət-) noun
arˌticuˈlation noun

ar·tic·u·la·tion

n. articulación.
1. unión de dos o más huesos;
2. pronunciación clara y distinta de los sonidos de las palabras;
___ disorderstrastornos de la ___.
References in classic literature ?
The whole was tied up for the benefit of this child, who, in occasional visits with his father and mother at Norland, had so far gained on the affections of his uncle, by such attractions as are by no means unusual in children of two or three years old; an imperfect articulation, an earnest desire of having his own way, many cunning tricks, and a great deal of noise, as to outweigh all the value of all the attention which, for years, he had received from his niece and her daughters.
He spoke with a slobbering articulation, with the ghost of a lisp.
Don't let me disturb you,' he said, with a certain faltering articulation.
Theseus even fancied a rude articulation in it, as if the creature that uttered it were trying to shape his hoarse breath into words.
He was going on in the same breath, when an abrupt pause announced that rage had for the moment got the better of articulation.
To savages generally is imputed a guttural articulation.
His articulation is not good, and the first words she really made out were 'I am an old sculptor.
At first I took it for a rumbling in my ears - such as a man sometimes experiences when getting very drunk - but, upon second thought, I considered the sound as more nearly resembling that which proceeds from an empty barrel beaten with a big stick; and, in fact, this I should have concluded it to be, but for the articulation of the syllables and words.
When she found out that I had some inclination in this direction, she gave me private lessons in the matter of breathing, emphasis, and articulation.
said sister Martha, not meaning to be audible, but driven to some articulation under this pressure of dates.
Dowsett sat quietly and waited, while Leon Guggenhammer struggled into articulation.
There was no unfinished story waiting his hand, no new story demanding articulation.

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