Definition of Articulator

1. Noun. Someone who pronounces words.

Generic synonyms: Communicator
Specialized synonyms: Speaker, Talker, Utterer, Verbaliser, Verbalizer, Subvocaliser, Subvocalizer
Derivative terms: Articulate

2. Noun. A movable speech organ.

Definition of Articulator

1. n. One who, or that which, articulates; as: (a) One who enunciates distinctly. (b) One who prepares and mounts skeletons. (c) An instrument to cure stammering.

Definition of Articulator

1. Noun. One who, or that which, articulates. ¹

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Definition of Articulator

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Medical Definition of Articulator

1. A special holder for models of your teeth. The articulator holds the models in the same alignment as your jaw so the orthodontist can look carefully at your bite. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articulator

articulationes intertarseae
articulationes manus
articulationes membri inferioris liberi
articulationes membri superioris liberi
articulationes metacarpophalangeae
articulationes metatarsophalangeae
articulationes ossiculorum auditus
articulationes pedis
articulationes sternocostales
articulationes tarsometatarseae
articulationes zygapophyseales
articulations of foot
articulations of hand
articulator (current term)
articulatory system

Literary usage of Articulator

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

1. Mechanical side of anatomical articulation by George Wood Clapp (1910)
"^Models can be accurately mounted on the articulator by onlv one means; that is the use ... Since that time the excellent articulator of Dr. Gysi has been ..."

2. Transactionsby Michigan Dental Association, Making of America Project, University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service by Michigan Dental Association, Making of America Project, University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service (1882)
"... articulator This, we believe, is the latest and best in the market. It is carefully made, and combines many improvements, as will be seen by the ..."

3. A System of oral surgery: Being a Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of by James Edmund Garretson (1884)
"The plates being attached, as.explained, to the articulator, and the bite-wax removed, it is evident that a model as here exhibited, Fig. ..."

4. Transactions of the Southern Dental Association by Southern Dental Association (1898)
"He positively refused to allow me to remove them from his articulator, or to remove them himself for the purpose of making the desired demonstration. ..."

5. Catching's Compendium of Practical Dentistry (1897)
"BRIDGE articulator. Dental Digest, August. Dr. WH Bailey, Menomonie, Wis., says a pair of broken beak forceps make a good articulator for crown and bridge ..."

6. Professional Denture Service by George Wood Clapp, Russell Wilford Tench (1921)
"Mount the Casts in the articulator. Procedure: Remove the boxing wax from the casts and impressions, and clean the sides of the bite rims where the bite ..."

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