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Definition 1: the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible - [noun denoting act]

(articulation is a kind of ...) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

"the joining of hands around the table" "there was a connection via the internet"

Definition 2: (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for articulation in the sense of this definition

(articulation is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of articulation ) the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern

(... is a kind of articulation ) tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle

(... is a kind of articulation ) joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

(... is a kind of articulation ) the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow

(... is a kind of articulation ) a joint so articulated as to move freely

(... is a kind of articulation ) an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)

(articulation is a part of ...) a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint

(articulation is a part of ...) the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone

(... is part of articulation) the system of joints in the body

(... is part of articulation) the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

(articulation belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 3: the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech - [noun denoting communication]

(articulation is a kind of ...) the manner in which someone utters a word

"they are always correcting my pronunciation"

(... is a kind of articulation ) the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate

(... is a kind of articulation ) indistinct articulation

"judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"

(... is a kind of articulation ) the articulatory process whereby the pronunciation of a word or morpheme changes when it is followed immediately by another (especially in fluent speech)

(... is a kind of articulation ) (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')

(... is a kind of articulation ) the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience

(... is a kind of articulation ) an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth

(... is a kind of articulation ) the act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators

(... is a kind of articulation ) the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier

"the insertion of a vowel in the plural of the word `bush' is epenthesis"

(... is a kind of articulation ) a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath

(... is a kind of articulation ) the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula

"he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill"

Definition 4: expressing in coherent verbal form - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where articulation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the articulation of my feelings
  • I gave voice to my feelings

Synonyms for articulation in the sense of this definition

(articulation is a kind of ...) the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

"expressions of good will" "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas" "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"

Definition 5: the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for articulation in the sense of this definition

(articulation is a kind of ...) a connecting shape

(... is a kind of articulation ) the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium

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