well-articulated

articulated

[ahr-tik-yuh-ley-tid]
adjective
1.
made clear or distinct: articulated sounds.
2.
having a joint or joints; jointed: an articulated appendage.
3.
(of a vehicle) built in sections that are hinged or otherwise connected so as to allow flexibility of movement: an articulated bus; an articulated locomotive.

Origin:
1545–55; articulate + -ed2

multiarticulated, adjective
unarticulated, adjective
well-articulated, adjective
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Word Origin & History

articulated
1610s, pp. adj. from articulate (q.v.). Originally "jointed;" meaning "made distinct" is from 1855.
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articulated adj.
Characterized by or having articulations; jointed.

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