articulation

articulation
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a joint or juncture between bones or cartilages in the skeleton of a vertebrate b. a movable joint between rigid parts of an animal 2. a. the action or manner of jointing or interrelating b. the state of being jointed or interrelated 3. a. the act of giving utterance or expression b. the act or manner of articulating sounds c. an articulated utterance or sound; specifically consonant 4. occlusion 1b

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  • articulation — [ artikylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1478; lat. articulatio; cf. article I ♦ 1 ♦ Anat. Mode d union des os entre eux; ensemble des parties molles et dures par lesquelles s unissent deux ou plusieurs os voisins. ⇒ arthr(o) , jointure, ligament; aussi attache …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Articulation — may refer to: *Articulation (music) *Articulation (education) *Articulation (sociology) *Articulation (anatomy) *Articulation (architecture) *Articulation point in graph theoryIn speech: * Topic focus articulation * Articulation score * Place of… …   Wikipedia

  • articulation — ARTICULATION. sub. f. Jointure des os. L articulation des doigts. Les Anatomistes remarquent plusieurs sortes d articulations dans le corps humain. [b]f♛/b] On dit, en termes de Procédure, Articulation de faits, pour dire, Déduction de faits… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • articulation — Articulation. subst. f. v. Jointure des os. L Articulation des doigts. les Anatomistes remarquent plusieurs sortes d articulation dans le corps humain. Articulation de faits, Deduction de faits article par article. Terme de Palais. Articulation… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Articulation — Ar*tic u*la tion, n. [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L. articulatio.] 1. (Anat.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton. [1913 Webster] Note: Articulations may be immovable, when the bones are directly united (synarthrosis), or slightly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • articulation — (n.) early 15c., a joint or joining; setting of bones, from O.Fr. articulation, from M.L. articulationem (nom. articulatio) separation into joints, noun of action from pp. stem of articulare to separate (meat) into joints, also to utter… …   Etymology dictionary

  • articulation — [n1] clear, coherent speech delivery, diction, enunciation, expression, pronunciation, saying, speaking, statement, talking, utterance, verbalization, vocalization, voicing; concept 55 Ant. mispronunciation articulation [n2] connection coupling,… …   New thesaurus

  • Articulation — (v. lat.), 1) (Anat.), Gelenkverbindung, s. Gelenk; 2) (Bot.), Gelenk; 3) deutliches Aussprechen der Sylben u. Wörter in einer Rede; 4) richtiger Ausdruck aller Theile eines Gemäldes …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Articulation — Articulation, Gelenk, die bewegliche Vereinigung zweier Knochen, welche durch die Apophysen, die Gelenkschmiere, die Gelenkbänder und Gelenkkapsel hergestellt wird. – In der Rhetorik das deutliche Aussprechen der Sylben und Wörter; in der… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • articulation — index conversation, expression (comment), speech Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • articulation — 1 integration, concatenation (see under INTEGRATE vb) Analogous words: organization, systematizing, methodizing (see corresponding verbs at ORDER): *system, organism, economy, scheme, complex 2 *joint, suture …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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