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articulation

1. Zoology
a. a joint such as that between bones or arthropod segments
b. the way in which jointed parts are connected
2. Botany the part of a plant at which natural separation occurs, such as the joint between leaf and stem

Articulation

Shapes and surfaces that have joints or segments which subdivide the area or elements; the joints or members add scale and rhythm to an otherwise plain surface.

articulation

[är‚tik·yə′lā·shən]
(anatomy)
(botany)
A joint between two parts of a plant that can separate spontaneously.
(communications)
The percentage of speech units understood correctly by a listener in a communications system; it generally applies to unrelated words, as in code messages, in distinction to intelligibility.
(control systems)
The manner and actions of joining components of a robot with connecting parts or links that allow motion.
(invertebrate zoology)
A joint between rigid parts of an animal body, such as the segments of an appendage in insects.
(physiology)
The act of enunciating speech.
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Pour Pr Rachid Bahiri, medecin chef de l'hopital universitaire El Ayachi de Sale, la Gonarthrose est une maladie qui touche les articulations du genou (entre le femur et la rotule ou le femur et le tibia).
In the articulation of an idea so painful and clear as to almost scream for the best Black South Writing can birth, Taylor writes: "Wherever Black religious culture" has gone it has carried its society of secret believers that Black people's suffering has been so unique in its purity that it must be seen as a work, an accomplishment, whose only adequate response must be a deliverer who will be born or sent to them by God" (11).
On another night, Sean Curran performed his solo "Flexible While Frozen," an excerpt from his Five Points of Articulation.
For Marie-Luce Demonet, in De Differentia vulgarium linguarum (1533) of Charles de Bovelles, the articulation of vowels and consonants is spatialized by a line of demarcation traced between "rough" northerners and "effeminate" meridionals.
Dynamics and articulations are tastefully done, but fingering is lacking.
Critical art has a wider compass: it has to do with what I would call the radical critique of culture's anthropological foundations - meaning paying attention to articulations, to sites of relevance, and to shifts from one area of competence to another.
What emerged from the council - and what is continuing to emerge in this first truly post-Vatican II generation of American Catholics - is no less than the conceptualization and subsequent articulations of a fundamental communal experience of the Holy Spirit, only surpassed in intensity by the first Pentecost.
Garritan Personal Orchestra Advanced Pro Version will have all the features of Garritan Personal Orchestra Second Edition adding many more instruments and articulations.
I finally had either the audacity or good sense to ask, "Where are you getting all these articulations from?
Since it applies different keys and articulations electronically, SmartMusic Studio Online will provide tens of thousands of skill development exercises, far more than could be published in any set of music books.
Yet the interior is revealed, allowing Geelen's sculptures to become articulations of the boundary between vessels and nonfigurative objects.
Special features include full-ranged harp articulations, traditional angelic-sounding harp plucks, harmonics, Pres de la table, picked, dampened and other types of playing techniques.

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