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artichoke a tall thistlelike plant whose flower head, composed of thick, leaflike scales, is cooked and eaten. [2 definitions]
article a single item or thing, esp. one of a class or group. [4 definitions]
Articles of Confederation a document created in 1781 that served as a set of guidelines for governing the newly formed United States of America. The Articles of Confederation created a "firm league of friendship" among the thirteen original states and maintained the majority of power in states' hands. It was replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789.
articular of or relating to body joints.
articulate spoken in clear and distinct words or syllables, or having a tendency to speak clearly and distinctly. [10 definitions]
articulated lorry (chiefly British) a very large truck, consisting of a cab and freight-hauling trailer, that carries goods over long distances; tractor-trailer; semi.
articulation the act or process of articulating. [5 definitions]
artifact any object made by human beings. [2 definitions]
artifice a shrewd or clever trick. [2 definitions]
artificer a person skilled in designing and constructing things; inventor. [2 definitions]
artificial created by human beings. [3 definitions]
artificial insemination the use of means other than sexual intercourse to impregnate a female.
artificial intelligence the research in and development of computer programs or computers to initiate human thought processes such as reasoning or decision-making.
artificial respiration the resumption or continuation of a person's breathing, as by forcing air into and out of the person's lungs.
artillery mounted large-caliber weapons, such as cannons or rocket launchers, used in land warfare and manned by a crew. [3 definitions]
artisan a person skilled in making things, esp. with the hands; craftsperson.
artist a person who is skilled at painting, sculpting, music, writing, or the like. [3 definitions]
artiste an artist, esp. a public performer such as a singer, dancer, or actor. [2 definitions]
artistic of or relating to art or artists. [3 definitions]
artistry the artistic quality of a product, or the artistic skill of a producer. [2 definitions]
artless free of deceit and cunning; guileless. [3 definitions]