articulated

[ ahr-tik-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ɑrˈtɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

made clear or distinct: articulated sounds.
having a joint or joints; jointed: an articulated appendage.
(of a vehicle) built in sections that are hinged or otherwise connected so as to allow flexibility of movement: an articulated bus; an articulated locomotive.

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Origin of articulated

First recorded in 1545–55; articulate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM articulated

mul·ti·ar·tic·u·lat·ed, adjectiveun·ar·tic·u·lat·ed, adjectivewell-ar·tic·u·lat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for articulated

  • Out of them, even in their fragmentary state, a well-articulated system might be made.

  • There is not the remotest suggestion of the towhee minstrelsy in his prolonged and well-articulated melody.

    Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser

Medical definitions for articulated

articulated
[ är-tĭkyə-lā-tĭd ]

adj.

Characterized by or having articulations; jointed.
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