articulatio ar·tic·u·la·ti·o (är-tĭk’yə-lā’shē-ō’)
n. pl. ar·tic·u·la·ti·o·nes (-lā’shē-ō’nēz)
an act or the process of articulating: the articulation of a form; the articulation of a new thought. Phonetics. the act or process of speech. the adjustments and movements of speech organs involved in pronouncing a particular sound, taken as a whole. any one of these adjustments and movements. any speech sound, especially a consonant. […]
uttered clearly in distinct syllables. capable of speech; not speechless. using language easily and fluently; having facility with words: an articulate speaker. expressed, formulated, or presented with clarity and effectiveness: an articulate thought. made clear, distinct, and precise in relation to other parts: an articulate form; an articulate shape; an articulate area. (of ideas, form, […]
a person or thing that . Phonetics. a movable organ, as the tongue, lips, or uvula, the action of which is involved in the production of speech sounds. Compare . Dentistry. a mechanical device, representing the jaws, to which casts may be attached: used in the making of dentures. noun a person or thing that […]
- Articulatory feature
a property of a speech sound based on its voicing or on its place or manner of articulation in the vocal tract, as voiceless, bilabial, or stop used in describing the sound (p).