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a flexible joint.
an artificial appendage, limb, or the like, especially one activated and controlled by a computer, as the mechanical arm of a robot.
a device by which two or more sections of a vehicle are linked together so as to allow greater capacity, flexibility of movement, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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