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articulation

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Noun

Singular
articulation

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  1. (countable or Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A joint or the collection of joints at which something is articulated, or hinged, for bending.
    The articulation allowed the robot to move around corners.
  2. (uncountable) The quality, clarity or sharpness of speech.
    His volume is reasonable, but his articulation could use work.
  3. (music, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The manner in which something is articulated (i.e. tongued, slurred or bowed).
    The articulation in this piece is tricky because it alternates between legato and staccato.
  4. (accounting) A state in which the elements of financial statements are fundamentally interrelated in two ways: (1) assets = liabilities + equity (2) Beginning balance + changes = ending balance.

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Noun

articulation f.

  1. joint (joint with freedom to rotate)
  2. articulation (quality, clarity or sharpness of speech)

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