- articular muscle of elbow,
- articular muscle of knee,
- articular nerve,
- articulated joint,
- articulated lorry,
- articulated vehicle,
Origin of articulated
verb (used with object), ar·tic·u·lat·ed, ar·tic·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), ar·tic·u·lat·ed, ar·tic·u·lat·ing.
Origin of articulate
Examples from the Web for articulated
In the current crisis, Obama has articulated no overarching cause, no doctrine about defending freedom and democracy.
Often, conservative positions were articulated as being “wrong” by her professors.Bloomberg’s Surprising Harvard Commencement Address Attacks Campus Ideologues|Ron Christie|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reading him, I see the world I know—or thought I knew—clarified and articulated.
There are numerous reasons to do so, not least the moral aspect Christie articulated at the Latino Leadership Alliance gala.Christie’s Immigration Catch-22: Help Immigrants or Win GOP Primaries|Dean Obeidallah|November 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They have not been articulated, let alone strongly advocated, by Democrats recently, including the president.
And as to talking—four days ago I could not well have articulated three sentences.Charlotte Bront|T. Wemyss Reid
An inventor was needed to do that, a poet; he has articulated the dim-struggling thought that dwelt in his own and many hearts.
He had two articulated appendages fixed to the trunk at a point near and below the skull-case.The Invader|Alfred Coppel
These, as also the tentacles and notocirri, short, articulated.
The dorsal scutes are articulated together, as in the preceding genus; and there are similarly-articulated ventral scutes.
Word Origin for articulate
"jointed," 1610s, past participle adjective from articulate (v.). Meaning "made distinct" is from 1855.
1590s, "to divide speech into distinct parts" (earlier "to formally bring charges against," 1550s), from Latin articulatus, past participle of articulare "to separate into joints," also "to utter distinctly," from articulus "joint" (see article). Generalized sense of "express in words" is from 1690s. Literal sense, "to join, to attach by joints," is attested from 1610s. Earlier senses, "to set forth in articles," "to bring a charge against" (1560s) now are obsolete or nearly so. Related: Articulated; articulating.
1580s in the speech sense (1570s as "formulated in articles"), from Latin articulatus (see articulate (v.)). Literal meaning "composed of segments united by joints" is from c.1600; the general sense of "speaking accurately" is short for articulate-speaking (1829). Related: Articulately.