• WordNet 3.6
    • adj articulative of or relating to articulation "articulatory features","articulatory phonetics"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Articulative Of or pertaining to articulation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • articulative Pertaining or relating to articulation.
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  • John Welch
    John Welch
    “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.”
  • Felix Frankfurter
    Felix Frankfurter
    “Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.”
  • George Chapman
    George Chapman
    “And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.”
  • George Santayana
    “Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.”
  • Gore Vidal
    “A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.”


In literature:

Here and there he saw the articulated skeletons of wild animals.
"God's Country--And the Woman" by James Oliver Curwood
Then her voice sank again; her articulation thickened, and grew indistinct.
"Basil" by Wilkie Collins
Her face was pale, and it was some moments before her quivering lips could articulate.
"Woman's Trials" by T. S. Arthur
Two or three times she tried to speak, but was unable to articulate.
"The Good Time Coming" by T. S. Arthur
Even Whitman could only articulate in terms of wonder.
"Vignettes Of San Francisco" by Almira Bailey
At the first interview of Aerssens with the Queen-Regent she was drowned in tears, and could scarcely articulate an intelligible sentence.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I." by John Lothrop Motley
Chopin's elastic hand, small, thin, with lightly articulated fingers, was capable of stretching tenths with ease.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
She craved such intimacy more than she could ever articulate and she would not tell him that.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
In an instant he saw all his carefully articulated case fall to pieces in his hands.
"The Stillwater Tragedy" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
He was not articulate, and his gratitude caused me inexplicable pain.
"Lord Jim" by Joseph Conrad

In poetry:

When the current strengthened, bloomed the pale-faced stranger,--
Took no drink nor victual, yet grew fat and rosy,--
And from time to time, in sharp articulation,
Said, "All right! DE SAUTY."
"De Sauty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
At first he aims at what he hears;
And, listening close with both his ears,
Just catches at the sound;
But soon articulate aloud,
Much to the amusement of the crowd,
And stuns the neighbors round.
"The Parrot" by William Cowper
``Must we part? or may I linger?
Wax the shadows, wanes the day.''
Then, with voice of sweetest singer
That hath all but died away,
``Go,'' she said; but tightened finger
Said articulately, ``Stay!''
"Lady Mabel" by Alfred Austin
Two memories,
Two powers, two promises, two silences
Closed in this cry, closed in these thousand leaves
Articulate. This sudden hour retrieves
The purpose of the past,
Separate, apart—embraced, embraced at last.
"The Two Poets" by Alice Meynell
"He plighted us without our leave, when we were very young,
Before we had begun articulating with the tongue.
His underbred suggestions fill your SARAH with alarm;
Why, gracious me! he'll ask us next to walk out arm-in-arm!"
"The Modest Couple" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"But, mother, while our human words are rife
To us with meaning, other sounds there be
Which seem, and are, the language of a life
Around, yet unlike ours: winds talk; the sea
Murmurs articulately, and the sky
Listens, and answers, though inaudibly.
"A Vision of Poesy - Part 01" by Henry Timrod

In news:

Barbara Wells ten Hove is co-author of the Articulating Your UU Faith (UUA, 2005) with her husband and co-minister of Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church in Adelphi, Maryland, the Rev.
Clean cut, well behaved, articulate, personable and she can sing.
The chief's testimony stunned Portland police rank-and-file officers, union leaders and the union's use- of-force expert, who say the chief articulated a new standard, one that's inconsistent with their training.
Most actresses who play Anna in Harold Pinter's sensual, three-character drama about affairs past and present conjure up an articulate seductress.
The cover of our latest Additive Manufacturing supplement shows an articulating section that used to require assembly of many metal links, until additive manufacturing made it possible to produce this moving section in one piece.
His 20th-century masterpieces -- often revolutionary and controversial -- included the beautiful-scary, hyper-sexualized Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and Guernica, which graphically articulated the horrors of war.
Caterpillar's new B Series articulated truck models include the 735B with a 36-ton payload , the 740B with a 43.5-ton payload , and the 740B EJ (ejector body) with a 42-ton payload .
A pedal point is a single note sustained (or repeatedly articulated) against a moving melody.
Peerless Universal Articulating Wall Arm Mount.
The new Universal Articulating Wall Arm Mount from Peerless is the latest addition to the company's Paramount line of mounting solutions.
When rebellious grunts were mistaken for revolution, Didion's articulate shots needed to be heard 'round the world.
A pragmatic foreign policy eschews the illusion of strategic consistency, instead articulating a set of principles and then applying them on a case-by-case basis.
Should be middle-aged, articulate, married and physically nondescript.
"American Chucker" is a floating trebuchet, advancing the gravity-powered medieval catapult concept with an articulating design that maximizes capabilities through physics and engineering.

In science:

Of the edge processes connecting K-space and F-space, articulation of information needs is traditionally supported through search and query interfaces of the IR systems.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
The act of information seeking is dependent on the perceived as well as articulated information needs and the information retrieved by the IR system, which in turn depend on capabilities (e.g., algorithms, indexes used) of the system.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
From the users’ part, the first way requires correctness in perception and articulation of the information needs.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
However, achieving both of them require that the knowledge worker is in possession of enough knowledge gained through education, training and experience so that he/she can form a good enough perception of the information needs and articulate it effectively to exploit the system support for information retrieval.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
The other problem of efficient seeking involves helping the worker correct and faithful articulation of information needs.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations