articulates

[ adjective, noun ahr-tik-yuh-lit; verb ahr-tik-yuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF articulates
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARTICULATES

He rejects Geoffroy's theory of the vertebrate nature of Articulates.

Dugès also made a comparison of Articulates with Vertebrates.

He articulates perfectly, and never minces his words one way or another.

It articulates with the second metatarsal and with the navicular.

Its dorsal end is drawn out into a process which articulates with the coracoid.

It articulates with the third metatarsal and with the navicular.

It articulates with the fourth and fifth metatarsals and with the calcaneum.

"The children have hardly had a bite all day," articulates Sarah.

“You told—” she articulates, as if struggling for self-mastery.

In the horse, it articulates with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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