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(of a person or a person's words) Having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently,
  1. (of a person or a person's words) Having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently
    • - an articulate account of their experiences
  2. Having joints or jointed segments

  3. Denoting a brachiopod that has projections and sockets that form a hinge joining the two halves of the shell

  1. Express (an idea or feeling) fluently and coherently
    • - they were unable to articulate their emotions
  2. Pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly
    • - he articulated each word with precision
    • - people who do not articulate well are more difficult to lip-read
  3. Form a joint
    • - the mandible is a solid piece articulating with the head
  4. Be connected by joints
    • - the wing is articulated to the thorax

  1. expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings"
  2. joint: provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
  3. articulated: consisting of segments held together by joints
  4. give voice: put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
  5. pronounce: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
  6. unite by forming a joint or joints; "the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"
  7. Articulate! is a fast talking description board game from Drumond Park, for 4 to 20+ players aged 12 and up. Articulate players describe words from different categories to their team as quickly as possible. ...
  8. An articulated vehicle is a vehicle which has a permanent or semi-permanent pivoting joint in its construction, allowing the vehicle to turn more sharply. There are many kinds of articulated vehicles, from heavy equipment to buses, trams and trains. ...
  9. (Articulated (education)) Articulated is an educational pathway offered by Australian TAFE Institutes that allows a student to study for a higher qualification through a series of steps made of increasing level qualifications.
  10. (Articulation (anatomy)) A joint is the location at which two or more bones make contact. They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally.
  11. (Articulation (architecture)) Articulation, in art and architecture, is a method of styling the joints in the formal of architectural design. ...
  12. (Articulation (education)) In Australia and the United States education, articulation or more specifically course articulation, refers to the process of comparing the content of courses that are transferred between postsecondary institutions such as TAFE institutes, colleges or universities. ...
  13. To make clear or effective; To speak clearly; to enunciate; To explain; to put into words; to make something specific; To bend or hinge something at intervals, or to allow or build something so that it can bend; to attack a note, as by tonguing, slurring, bowing, etc; to form a joint or ...
  14. (articulated) Constructed with one or more pivoted joints which allow bending of an otherwise rigid structure; Specifically, describes a vehicle with such joints, e.g. an articulated lorry, articulated bus, or certain kinds of streetcars and trains
  15. (articulation) A joint or the collection of joints at which something is articulated, or hinged, for bending; A manner or method by which elements of a system are connected; The quality, clarity or sharpness of speech; The manner in which something is articulated (tongued, slurred or bowed); ...
  16. (Articulated) jewelry constructed with hinges to make it flexible.
  17. (Articulated) Jointed; separated into distinct members or joints.
  18. (ARTICULATED) With both valves joined together in living position.
  19. (Articulated [Mallet]) A Mallet locomotive. A simple articulated is a mallet which had a large enough boiler to supply all four cylinders with high pressure steam direct from the boiler. ...
  20. (Articulated) A blade design which is assymetrically shaped to work better for a particular task~ that being mid-stroke steering applied through twists of the wrist.  This only works well for boats which are easy to steer~ like squirt and rodeo boats.
  21. (Articulated) A piece of jewelry with having movable parts or a body made of flexible sections.
  22. (Articulated) A rotor system whose blades are free to flap, pitch and drag individually or collectively.
  23. (Articulated) A steam locomotive which has a pivoting joint allowing it to make sharper turns.
  24. (Articulated) A type of steam locomotive where the engine moves separately from the frame. This way, a large engine could be used on railroads with tight or standard curves.
  25. (Articulated) Commonly riding on a pair of driver sets, articulated steam locomotives typically feature a pivoting lead driver set (consisting of rods, cylinders, and drivers), which can swing from side to side as it negotiates curves, along with a separate rear driver set, which remains rigidly ...