Coupling pin
Coupling Coup"ling (-l?ng), n. 1. The act of bringing or coming together; connection; sexual union. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mach.) A device or contrivance which serves to couple or connect adjacent parts or objects; as, a belt coupling, which connects the ends of a belt; a car coupling, which connects the cars in a train; a shaft coupling, which connects the ends of shafts. [1913 Webster]

{Box coupling}, {Chain coupling}. See under {Box}, Chain.

{Coupling box}, a coupling shaped like a journal box, for clamping together the ends of two shafts, so that they may revolve together.

{Coupling pin}, a pin or bolt used in coupling or joining together railroad cars, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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