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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
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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.
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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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Risk factors associated with speech problems, the acquisition of speech, and specific difficulties of articulation have been extensively investigated in previous studies (De-Throne et al., 2006; Fox, Dodd, & Haward, 2002; Hayious-Thomas, 2008; Grigorenko, 2009; Lewis et al., 2006; Newbury & Monaco, 2010; Zhao et al, 2010).
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However, the state does not have an articulation agreement that guarantees junior standing for transfer students who have completed the core and attained an associate degree.
The high school articulation agreement, for example, makes it possible for many high school students to get community college credit based upon successful completion of courses they take in high school.

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