What does Articulation mean?

Definitions for Articulationɑrˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. articulation(noun)

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

  2. articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)

    the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

  3. articulation, voice(noun)

    expressing in coherent verbal form

    "the articulation of my feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings"

  4. joint, articulation, articulatio(noun)

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

  5. articulation(noun)

    the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible


  1. articulation(Noun)

    A joint or the collection of joints at which something is articulated, or hinged, for bending.

    The articulation allowed the robot to move around corners.

  2. articulation(Noun)

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

  3. articulation(Noun)

    The quality, clarity or sharpness of speech.

    His volume is reasonable, but his articulation could use work.

  4. articulation(Noun)

    The manner in which something is articulated (tongued, slurred or bowed).

    The articulation in this piece is tricky because it alternates between legato and staccato.

  5. articulation(Noun)

    The interrelation and congruence of the flow of data between financial statements of an entity, especially between the income statement and balance sheet.

  6. Origin: From articulacion, from articulatio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Articulation(noun)

    a joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton

  2. Articulation(noun)

    the connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods

  3. Articulation(noun)

    one of the nodes or joints, as in cane and maize

  4. Articulation(noun)

    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, etc

  5. Articulation(noun)

    the act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint

  6. Articulation(noun)

    the state of being jointed; connection of parts

  7. Articulation(noun)

    the utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs, as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation

  8. Articulation(noun)

    a sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant

  9. Origin: [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L. articulatio.]


  1. Articulation

    In music, articulation refers to the musical performance technique that affects the transition or continuity on a single note, or between multiple notes or sounds.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Articulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Articulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Saul Anuzis:

    I think he can get past it assuming he can write it off as poor articulation of the views, if it is actually viewed as a flip-flop, then it becomes an issue.

  2. Paul Feyerabend:

    Knowledge is not a series of self-consistent theories that converges toward an ideal view; it is rather an ever increasing ocean of mutually incompatible (and perhaps even incommensurable) alternatives, each single theory, each fairy tale, each myth that is part of the collection forcing the others into greater articulation and all of them contributing, via this process of competition, to the development of our consciousness.

  3. Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi":

    It was not their irritating assumption of equality that annoyed Nicholai so much as their cultural confusions. The Americans seemed to confuse standard of living with quality of life, equal opportunity with institutionalized mediocrity, bravery with courage, machismo with manhood, liberty with freedom, wordiness with articulation, fun with pleasure - in short, all of the misconceptions common to those who assume that justice implies equality for all, rather than equality for equals.

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