HyperDic: articulation

English > 5 senses of the word articulation:
NOUNcommunicationarticulationthe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
shapearticulation, join, joint, juncture, junctionthe shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
communicationarticulation, voiceexpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form
bodyarticulation, joint, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
actarticulationthe act of joining things in such a way that motion / motion is possible
articulation > pronunciation
Soundsaa.rtihkyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > articulation: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech.
NarroweraffricationThe conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate
aspirationA manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath
enunciation, dictionThe articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
epenthesisThe insertion of a vowel / vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier
nasalization, nasalisationThe act of nasalizing / nasalizing
retroflection, retroflexionAn articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
sandhiThe articulatory process whereby the pronunciation of a word or morpheme changes when it is followed immediately by another (especially in fluent speech)
syncope, syncopation(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')
thicknessindistinct articulation
trillThe articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant 'r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
BroaderpronunciationThe manner in which someone utters a word
Spanisharticulación, modo de articulación
Catalanarticulació, mode d'articulació
Adjectivesarticulatory, articulativeof or relating to articulation
Verbsarticulatespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
English > articulation: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningThe shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made.
Synonymsjoin, joint, juncture, junction
Narroweresophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junctionThe junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
Broaderconnection, connexion, linkA connecting shape
Spanisharticulación, juntura, unión
Catalanarticulació, unió
Verbsarticulateprovide with a joint
English > articulation: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningExpressing in coherent verbal / verbal form.
Example"the articulation of my feelings"
Synonymvoice
Broaderexpression, verbal expression, verbalismThe communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
Spanisharticulación
Catalanarticulació
Verbsarticulatespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
articulateexpress or state clearly
articulateput into words or an expression
English > articulation: 5 senses > noun 4, body
Meaning(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion).
Synonymsjoint, articulatio
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Part ofarticulatory systemThe system of joints in the body
endoskeletonThe internal skeleton
Partsarticular muscleA muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint
hip socketThe socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone
NarrowerelbowThe joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
fetlock, fetlock jointThe joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
hock, hock-jointtarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals
stifle, kneejoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped
suture, sutura, fibrous jointAn immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
synovial joint, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosisA joint so articulated as to move freely
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanisharticulación, articulatio
Catalanarticulació, articulatio, juntura
Adjectivesarticular, articularyrelating to or affecting the joints of the body
Verbsarticulateprovide with a joint
English > articulation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of joining things in such a way that motion / motion is possible.
Broaderjoining, connection, connexionThe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Spanisharticulación
Catalanarticulació
Verbsarticulateprovide with a joint

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