la articulación
-the joint
See the entry for articulación.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (anatomy)
a. joint
A Pedro le hicieron una radiografía porque le dolía la articulación del tobillo.Pedro had an X-ray taken because he felt pain in his ankle joint.
b. articulation
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g., exposition).
Quienes trabajan con computadora deben estirarse para ejercitar la articulación de la muñeca.People working with computers should stretch to exercise their wrist articulations.
2. (linguistics)
a. articulation
La articulación de la "r" española es difícil para los francófonos.The articulation of the Spanish "r" is hard for French speakers.
3. (mechanics)
a. joint
Necesito que revises la articulación de este mecanismo porque no funciona bien.I need you to take a look at the joint of this mechanism because it isn't working well.
b. articulation
La articulación del robot le permite moverse en todas direcciones.The robot's articulation allows it to move in every direction.
4. (interaction between aspects)
a. coordination
La articulación de las diversas políticas públicas es clave para obtener los resultados buscados.The coordination between different public policies is key to achieving the desired outcomes.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anat & tec)
a. joint
articulación de la caderahip joint
2. (linguistics)
a. articulation
3. (estructuración)
a. coordination
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1 (Anatomía) articulation (formal); joint
2 (Mecánica) joint
articulación esférica ball-and-socket joint
articulación universal universal joint
3 (Lingüística) articulation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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