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Articulation vs. Diction

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  • Articulation (noun)

    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."

  • Articulation (noun)

    A manner or method by which elements of a system are connected.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The quality, clarity or sharpness of speech.

    "His volume is reasonable, but his articulation could use work."

  • Articulation (noun)

    The manner in which a phoneme is pronounced.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The manner in which something is articulated (tongued, slurred or bowed).

    "The articulation in this piece is tricky because it alternates between legato and staccato."

  • Articulation (noun)

    The interrelation and congruence of the flow of data between financial statements of an entity, especially between the income statement and balance sheet.

  • Diction (noun)

    Choice and use of words, especially with regard to effective communication.

  • Diction (noun)

    The effectiveness and degree of clarity of word choice and expression.

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  • Articulation (noun)

    A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The connection of the parts of a plant by joints, as in pods.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The act of putting together with a joint or joints; any meeting of parts in a joint.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The state of being jointed; connection of parts.

  • Articulation (noun)

    The utterance of the elementary sounds of a language by the appropriate movements of the organs, as in pronunciation; as, a distinct articulation.

  • Articulation (noun)

    A sound made by the vocal organs; an articulate utterance or an elementary sound, esp. a consonant.

  • Diction (noun)

    Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the construction, disposition, and application of words in discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.; mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's poems.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Articulation (noun)

    the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech

  • Articulation (noun)

    the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

  • Articulation (noun)

    expressing in coherent verbal form;

    "the articulation of my feelings"

    "I gave voice to my feelings"

  • Articulation (noun)

    (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if the articulation allows motion)

  • Articulation (noun)

    the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible

  • Diction (noun)

    the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience

  • Diction (noun)

    the manner in which something is expressed in words;

    "use concise military verbiage"

Princeton's WordNet

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