Definition of Articulation

1. Noun. The aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech.

2. Noun. The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made.
Exact synonyms: Join, Joint, Junction, Juncture
Specialized synonyms: Esophagogastric Junction, Oesophagogastric Junction
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Link
Derivative terms: Articulate, Joint, Joint, Joint, Join

3. Noun. Expressing in coherent verbal form. "I gave voice to my feelings"
Exact synonyms: Voice
Generic synonyms: Expression, Verbal Expression, Verbalism
Derivative terms: Articulate, Articulate, Articulate, Voice

4. Noun. (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion).

5. Noun. The act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible.
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Joining
Derivative terms: Articulate

Definition of Articulation

1. n. A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.

Definition of Articulation

1. Noun. (countable or uncountable) A joint or the collection of joints at which something is articulated, or hinged, for bending. ¹

2. Noun. A manner or method by which elements of a system are connected. ¹

3. Noun. The quality, clarity or sharpness of speech.'' ¹

4. Noun. (music uncountable) The manner in which something is articulated (tongued, slurred or bowed). ¹

5. Noun. (accounting) The interrelation and congruence of the flow of data between financial statements of an entity, especially between the income statement and balance sheet. ¹

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Definition of Articulation

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Medical Definition of Articulation

1. The ability to pronounce speech sounds, words and thoughts. The junction of two or more bones. (11 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articulation

articulatio radioulnaris proximalis
articulatio sacrococcygea
articulatio sacroiliaca
articulatio sellaris
articulatio simplex
articulatio spheroidea
articulatio sternoclavicularis
articulatio subtalaris
articulatio synovialis
articulatio talocalcaneonavicularis
articulatio talocruralis
articulatio tarsi transversa
articulatio temporomandibularis
articulatio tibiofibularis
articulatio trochoidea
articulation (current term)
articulation disorders
articulation of pisiform bone
articulationes carpometacarpeae
articulationes cinguli membri superioris
articulationes costovertebrales
articulationes intercarpeae
articulationes interchondrales
articulationes intermetacarpeae
articulationes intermetatarseae
articulationes interphalangeae manus
articulationes interphalangeae pedis
articulationes intertarseae
articulationes manus

Literary usage of Articulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Educational Psychology by American Psychological Association (1915)
"In performing tests or experiments on free or controlled association questions always arise concerning the relation between the reading and articulation ..."

2. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1907)
"ADVANCED WORK IN articulation. I have been holding my present position as one of the special teachers of articulation in this Department just about a year ..."

3. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"articulation OF THE SACRUM AND COCCYX. This articulation is an ... Their extent increases during pregnancy. 4. articulation OF THE OSSA ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Of the two parts of the process concerned, lip- reading is simply an interpretation of the visual accompaniments of articulation, of which many persons of ..."

5. English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an by Lindley Murray (1825)
"The nature of articulation explained. A CONCISE account of the origin and formation of the sounds emitted by the human voice, may, perhaps, not improperly, ..."

6. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"Dissect away all the soft parts that pasa from the neck to the head and cover the articulation, und moro particularly the flexor, the recti, and the small ..."

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