/ahr tik"yeuh lay'tid/ , adj.
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.
[ 1545-55; ARTICULATE + -ED 2 ]