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n.1.(Zool.) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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De esta forma, el teologo suizo establece un nuevo articulus stantis et cadentis Ecclesiae.
'In Latin articulus means a member, part, or subdivision of a sequence; applied to speech, articulation designates either the subdivision of a spoken chain into syllables or the subdivision of the chain of meanings into significant units ...' (Saussure, 1974: 10)
In the second edition, to mention just a few, epizeuxis, diacope, articulus, hypozeuxis, aporia, synchoresis, apostrophe, pathopeia, and congeries are all distinguished from their 1577 definitions by their ability to represent vehement passions.
Articulus, a flexible expansion joint system developed by Bridge Preservation, offers seamless waterproofing protection for joint openings.
This represents the full word "articulus"; the scrupulous authors of superscriptiones use the form - Latin, after all, has no articles - to indicate an element that is to be ignored in Latin.