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1. The act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation: an articulation of the group's sentiments.
a. The act or manner of producing a speech sound.
b. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
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.
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Adj.1.articulatory - of or relating to articulation; "articulatory features"; "articulatory phonetics"


[ɑːˈtɪkjʊlətərɪ] ADJarticulatorio
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1999) and covert speech production of articulatory word forms involving segmented phonology (Friedman et al.
What the author finds in this sequence is a continuous process of stripping-down, of pruning the English renderings of their articulatory excrescences in favor of a bare, "natural" presentation of the Chinese words much like the Imagism into whose service Ezra Pound marshalled Fenellosa early in the last century.
1) indicates a restriction on the emitter argument for the construction to express directed motion, namely that it should not be agentive, and if so the implication is that the noise is not produced by the articulatory organs, but by accessories or clothes that the animate subject is wearing while moving.
Perceptual judgment of discourse production showed no difference in prosody, articulatory precision, and content or overall intelligibility.
Once "mayst" has been granted emphasis, "love" becomes a yet more likely contender for stress, not only because of the linguistic or, more precisely, the articulatory and isochronic convenience of alternating stress levels between nuclear stresses but also because of the relational correspondence between "mayst" and "love," both of which engage the category distinction of "true" affection (in ways that are further informed by the discussion of the word "love" given above).
Articulatory phonetics; tools for analyzing the world's languages, 4th ed.
As Levelt (1999b: 86) writes, "Syntax develops as 'the poor man's semantics' for the child to systematise the expression of semantic roles, just as phonology is 'the poor man's phonetics', a lean system for keeping track of the subtle infinitude of articulatory phonetics.
Similarly, the phonology of ASL involves manual articulation and movement that is salient to the visual system and includes four basic articulatory parameters:
Pedagogy, in this sense, offers an articulatory concept for understanding how power and knowledge configure in the production, reception, and transformation of subject positions, forms of ethical address, and "desired versions of a future human community" (Simon 15).
It is characterised by both articulatory coherence provided by its gestural nature and perceptual value necessary for being functional.
Terminology for the male genitalia follows that given by Cassis (2008), in that the male phallus is composed of a basal articulatory apparatus (=phallobase), a distal membraneous inner tubule (=endosoma) bounding the ductus seminis, and the endosoma encased by an outer tubule (=phallotheca), which in turn is connected to the phallobase.