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 for Articulation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Articulation \Ar*tic`u*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L.
     1. (Anat.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.
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     Note: Articulations may be immovable, when the bones are
           directly united (synarthrosis), or slightly movable,
           when they are united intervening substance
           (amphiarthrosis), or they may be more or less freely
           movable, when the articular surfaces are covered with
           synovial membranes, as in complete joints
           (diarthrosis). The last (diarthrosis) includes hinge
           joints, admitting motion in one plane only (ginglymus),
           ball and socket joints (enarthrosis), pivot and
           rotation joints, etc.
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     2. (Bot.)
        (a) The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as
            in pods.
        (b) One of the nodes or joints, as in cane and maize.
        (c) One of the parts intercepted between the joints; also,
            a subdivision into parts at regular or irregular
            intervals as a result of serial intermission in
            growth, as in the cane, grasses, etc. --Lindley.
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     3. The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any
        meeting of parts in a joint.
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     4. The state of being jointed; connection of parts. [R.]
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              That definiteness and articulation of imagery.
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     5. The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by
        the appropriate movements of the organs, as in
        pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation.
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     6. A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance
        or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing
           articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of
      2: the shape or manner in which things come together and a
         connection is made [syn: articulation, join, joint,
         juncture, junction]
      3: expressing in coherent verbal form; "the articulation of my
         feelings"; "I gave voice to my feelings" [syn:
         articulation, voice]
      4: (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or
         elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) [syn:
         joint, articulation, articulatio]
      5: the act of joining things in such a way that motion is

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  232 Moby Thesaurus words for "articulation":
     Indian file, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, allophone,
     alveolar, ankle, antonym, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, array,
     aspiration, assimilation, attack, bank, bilabial, bond, boundary,
     bracketing, butt, buzz, cacuminal, catena, catenation, cerebral,
     cervix, chain, chain reaction, chaining, check, clinch, closure,
     clustering, combination, communication, concatenation, concourse,
     concurrence, confluence, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation,
     conjunction, connecting link, connecting rod, connection,
     consecution, consonant, continuant, continuum, convergence,
     copulation, coupling, course, cycle, delivery, dental, descent,
     diphthong, dissimilation, dovetail, drone, elbow, embrace,
     endless belt, endless round, enunciation, epenthetic vowel,
     explosive, expression, file, filiation, free form, gamut,
     gathering, glide, gliding joint, glottal, glottalization,
     gradation, guttural, hinge, hinged joint, hip, homograph, homonym,
     homophone, hookup, hum, intercommunication, intercourse, interface,
     interlinking, join, joinder, joining, joint, jointure, junction,
     juncture, knee, knotting, knuckle, labial, labialization,
     labiodental, labiovelar, laryngeal, lateral, lexeme, liaison, line,
     lineage, lingual, linguistic form, link, linkage, linking, liquid,
     locution, logos, manner of articulation, marriage, meeting, merger,
     merging, metonym, minimum free form, miter, modification,
     monophthong, monosyllable, monotone, morphophoneme, mortise, mute,
     nasal, neck, nexus, occlusive, pairing, palatal, parasitic vowel,
     peak, pendulum, periodicity, pharyngeal, pharyngealization,
     phonation, phone, phoneme, pivot, pivot joint, plenum, plosive,
     polysyllable, powder train, progression, pronunciation,
     prothetic vowel, queue, rabbet, range, rank, recurrence,
     reticulation, retroflex, rotation, round, routine, row, run, scale,
     scarf, seam, segmental phoneme, semivowel, sequence, series,
     shoulder, single file, sonant, sonority, spectrum, speech sound,
     splice, stitch, stop, string, succession, surd, suture, swath,
     syllabic nucleus, syllabic peak, syllable, symbiosis, symphysis,
     synonym, term, thread, tie, tie rod, tie-in, tie-up, tier, toggle,
     toggle joint, train, transition sound, triphthong, unification,
     union, usage, utterance, velar, verbalism, verbum, vocable,
     vocalic, vocalization, vocoid, voice, voiced sound,
     voiceless sound, voicing, vowel, weld, windrow, word, wrist,

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