ETYM French, from Latin articulus, dim. of artus joint.
1. (Grammar) A determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase.
2. A separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will); SYN. clause.
3. Nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication.
4. One of a class of artifacts.
ETYM Old Eng. feture form, shape, feature, Old Fren. faiture fashion, make, from Latin factura a making, formation, from facere, factum, to make. Related to Feat, Fact, Facture.
1. A prominent aspect of something; SYN. characteristic.
2. An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles.
3. The characteristics parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; SYN. lineament.
instep / ɪnstep /
ETYM Formerly also instop, instup.
1. The arch of the foot.
2. The part of a shoe or stocking that covers the instep.
ETYM From Item.
1. A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; SYN. point.
2. An individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection.
pamphlet / pæmflət /
ETYM Old Eng. pamflet, pamfilet, paunflet, possibly from Old Fren. palme the palm of the hand, French paume (see Palm) + Old Fren. fueillet a leaf, dim. of fueil, m., French feuille, f., from Latin folium.
1. A small book consisting of a few sheets of printed paper, stitched together, often with a paper cover, but not bound; a short essay or written discussion, usually on a subject of current interest.
2. A writing, usually political in nature.
ETYM French revue, from revu, p. p. of revoir to see again, Latin revidere; pref. re- re- + videre to see. Related to View, and cf. Revise.
1. Practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory; SYN. brushup.
2. A periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art.
3. An essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play); SYN. critique, critical review, review article.
4. (Law) A judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court).
5. (Accounting) An accounting service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data; SYN. limited review.
ETYM Old Eng. ancle, anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. ökkla, ökli, Dan. and Swed. ankel, Dutch enklaauw, enkel, German enkel, and perh. Old High Germ. encha, ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Related to Haunch.
A gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus; SYN. ankle joint, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralis.
Hinge joint connecting the lower leg and the foot. It is formed by the ankle bone (talus) that fits into a socket provided by the lower ends of the tibia and fibula.
Grammatical part of speech. There are two articles in English: the definite article the, which serves to specify or identify a noun (as in “This is the book I need”), and the indefinite article a or (before vowels) an, which indicates a single unidentified noun (“They gave me a piece of paper and an envelope”).
Some people use the form “an” before h (“an historic building”); this practice dates from the 17th century, when an initial h was often not pronounced and is nowadays widely considered rather grandiose.
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