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ar·tic·u·late

 (är-tĭk′yə-lĭt)
adj.
1. Composed of distinct, meaningful syllables or words: articulate speech.
2. Expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language: an articulate speaker.
3. Characterized by the use of clear, expressive language: an articulate essay.
4. Having the power of speech.
5. Biology Consisting of sections united by joints; jointed.
v. (-lāt′) ar·tic·u·lat·ed, ar·tic·u·lat·ing, ar·tic·u·lates
v.tr.
1. To pronounce distinctly and carefully; enunciate.
2. To utter (a speech sound) by making the necessary movements of the speech organs.
3. To express in coherent verbal form: couldn't articulate my fears.
4. To fit together into a coherent whole; unify: a plan to articulate nursing programs throughout the state.
5. To convert (a student's credits at one school) to credits at another school by comparing the curricula.
6. Biology To unite by forming a joint or joints.
7. Architecture To give visible or concrete expression to (the composition of structural elements): a spare design in which windows and doors are barely articulated.
v.intr.
1. To speak clearly and distinctly.
2. To utter a speech sound.
3. Biology To form a joint; be jointed: The thighbone articulates with the bones of the hip.

[Latin articulātus, past participle of articulāre, to divide into joints, utter distinctly, from articulus, small joint; see article.]

ar·tic′u·late·ly adv.
ar·tic′u·late·ness, ar·tic′u·la·cy (-lə-sē) n.

articulated

(ɑːˈtɪkjʊˌleɪtɪd)
adj
(Automotive Engineering) engineering Brit made in two sections

ar•tic•u•lat•ed

(ɑrˈtɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. (of a vehicle) built in sections that are hinged or otherwise connected so as to allow flexibility of movement.
2. articulate (def. 7).
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.articulated - consisting of segments held together by jointsarticulated - consisting of segments held together by joints
unarticulated - not consisting of segments that are held together by joints

articulated

adjective attached, joined, coupled, jointed, hinged an articulated lorry
Translations

articulated

[ɑːˈtɪkjʊleɪtɪd] ADJ articulated lorrycamión m articulado

articulated

[ɑːrˈtɪkjʊleɪtɪd] (British) adj [vehicle, toy] → semi-remorquearticulated lorry n (British)semi-remorque m, camion semi-remorque m
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Mr Wegg, if you was brought here loose in a bag to be articulated, I'd name your smallest bones blindfold equally with your largest, as fast as I could pick 'em out, and I'd sort 'em all, and sort your wertebrae, in a manner that would equally surprise and charm you.'
"Immediately!" articulated D'Artagnan, feebly, subdued, crushed by implacable impossibility.
As Oliver gave this first proof of the free and proper action of his lungs, the patchwork coverlet which was carelessly flung over the iron bedstead, rustled; the pale face of a young woman was raised feebly from the pillow; and a faint voice imperfectly articulated the words, 'Let me see the child, and die.'
I am the murderer," Nikolay articulated suddenly, rather breathless, but speaking fairly loudly.
Though Jeremy Bentham's skeleton, which hangs for candelabra in the library of one of his executors, correctly conveys the idea of a burly-browed utilitarian old gentleman, with all Jeremy's other leading personal characteristics; yet nothing of this kind could be inferred from any leviathan's articulated bones.
Sir Clifford's whale has been articulated throughout; so that, like a great chest of drawers, you can open and shut him, in all his bony cavities --spread out his ribs like a gigantic fan --and swing all day upon his lower jaw.
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