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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·tic·u·late /-ˌlet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ar·tic·u·late /-ˌlet/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·tic·u·late a.
 1. Expressed in articles or in separate items or particulars. [Archaic]
 2. Jointed; formed with joints; consisting of segments united by joints; as, articulate animals or plants.
 3. Distinctly uttered; spoken so as to be intelligible; characterized by division into words and syllables; as, articulate speech, sounds, words.
    Total changes of party and articulate opinion.   --Carlyle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·tic·u·late, n. Zool. An animal of the subkingdom Articulata.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·tic·u·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Articulated p. pr. & vb. n. Articulating ].
 1. To utter articulate sounds; to utter the elementary sounds of a language; to enunciate; to speak distinctly.
 2. To treat or make terms. [Obs.]
 3. To join or be connected by articulation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·tic·u·late, v. t.
 1. To joint; to unite by means of a joint; to put together with joints or at the joints.
 2. To draw up or write in separate articles; to particularize; to specify. [Obs.]
 3. To form, as the elementary sounds; to utter in distinct syllables or words; to enunciate; as, to articulate letters or language. “To articulate a word.”
 4. To express distinctly; to give utterance to.
    Luther articulated himself upon a process that hand already begun in the Christian church.   --Bibliotheca Sacra.
    To . . . articulate the dumb, deep want of the people.   --Carlyle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear
             expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an
             articulate orator"; "articulate beings" [ant: inarticulate]
      2: consisting of segments held together by joints [syn: articulated]
         [ant: unarticulated]
      v 1: provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of
           wood" [syn: joint]
      2: put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns
         to the board of trustees" [syn: give voice, formulate,
          word, phrase]
      3: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces
         French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'";
         "Can the child sound out this complicated word?" [syn: pronounce,
          enounce, sound out, enunciate, say]
      4: express or state clearly [syn: enunciate, vocalize, vocalise]