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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of articulate.
  • adj. Constructed with one or more pivoted joints which allow bending of an otherwise rigid structure.
  • adj. Specifically, describes a vehicle with such joints, e.g. an articulated lorry, articulated bus, or certain kinds of streetcars and trains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. United by, or provided with, articulations; jointed.
  • adj. Produced, as a letter, syllable, or word, by the organs of speech; pronounced.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. consisting of segments held together by joints


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  • no derivative, no origin, not original

    July 22, 2009

  • How so?

    November 16, 2008

  • An often misused word.

    November 16, 2008