4. To express distinctly; to give utterance to.
Luther articulated himself upon a process that hand already begun in the Christian church.
To . . . articulate the dumb, deep want of the people.
1. United by, or provided with, articulations; jointed; as, an articulated skeleton.
2. Produced, as a letter, syllable, or word, by the organs of speech; pronounced.
1. After the manner, or in the form, of a joint.
2. Article by article; in distinct particulars; in detail; definitely. Paley.
I had articulately set down in writing our points.
3. With distinct utterance of the separate sounds.
(Ar*tic"u*late*ness), n. Quality of being articulate.
(Ar*tic`u*la"tion) n. [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L. articulatio.]
1. (Anat.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.
Articulations may be immovable, when the bones are directly united or slightly movable, when they are
united intervening substance or they may be more or less freely movable, when the articular surfaces
are covered with synovial membranes, as in complete joints The last (diarthrosis) includes hinge joints,
admitting motion in one plane only ball and socket joints pivot and rotation joints, etc.
2. (Bot.) (a) The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods. (b) One of the nodes or
joints, as in cane and maize. (c) One of the parts intercepted between the joints; also, a subdivision into
parts at regular or irregular intervals as a result of serial intermission in growth, as in the cane, grasses,
3. The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint.
4. The state of being jointed; connection of parts. [R.]
That definiteness and articulation of imagery.
5. The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs,
as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation.
6. A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.
(Ar*tic"u*la*tive) a. Of or pertaining to articulation. Bush.
(Ar*tic"u*la`tor) 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.
(||Ar*tic"u*lus) n.; pl. Articuli [L. See Article.] (Zoöl.) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a
joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.