Meaning of articulator
Pronunciation: (är-tik'yu-lā"tur), [key]
- a person or thing that articulates.
- a movable organ, as the tongue, lips, or uvula, the action of which is involved in the production of speech sounds. Cf. place of articulation.
- a mechanical device, representing the jaws, to which casts may be attached: used in the making of dentures.
- articulator (Thesaurus)