coupling

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 coupling — index accession (annexation), coalescence, joinder, marriage (intimate relationship), nexus, union (unity) …

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  • 3 coupling — ► NOUN ▪ a device for connecting railway vehicles or parts of machinery together …

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  • 4 coupling — [kup′liŋ] n. 1. the act of joining together, pairing, copulating, etc. 2. a flexible or rigid mechanical device or part for joining parts together, as two shafts 3. COUPLER (sense a) 4. the part of the body, as of a dog or horse, between the… …

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  • 5 Coupling — This article is about a mechanical connection between two objects. For other uses, see Coupling (disambiguation). Rotating coupling A coupling is a device used to connect two shafts together at their ends for the purpose of transmitting power.… …

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  • 6 coupling — A connecting device used between two objects so motion of one will be imparted to the other; it may be mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical. Also see doughnut coupling föttinger coupling flexible coupling fluid coupling foettinger coupling guibo… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 7 Coupling — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Coupling – Wer mit wem? Originaltitel Coupling …

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  • 8 coupling — [[t]kʌ̱plɪŋ[/t]] couplings 1) N COUNT: oft supp N A coupling is a device which is used to join two vehicles or pieces of equipment together. Before driving away, re check the trailer coupling. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, usu N of pl n When two… …

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  • 9 Coupling — Six Sexy Six Sexy Titre original Coupling Genre Sitcom Créateur(s) Steven Moffat Production Sue Vertue Pays d’origine  Royaume Uni Chaîne d’origine …

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  • 10 coupling — <..> acoustic coupling coupling medium …

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  • 11 coupling — UK [ˈkʌp(ə)lɪŋ] / US noun Word forms coupling : singular coupling plural couplings 1) a) [countable] an object used for joining two things together b) [usually singular] a combination of two things 2) [countable/uncountable] literary sexual… …

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  • 12 Coupling — Couple Cou ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coupled} (k[u^]p ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coupling} (k[u^]p l[i^]ng).] [F. coupler, fr. L. copulare. See {Couple}, n., and cf. {Copulate}, {Cobble}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To link or tie, as one thing to another;… …

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  • 13 coupling — The linking of two independent processes by a common intermediate, eg. the coupling of electron transport to oxidative phosphorylation or the ATP ADP conversion to transport processes …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 14 coupling — /kup ling/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that couples. 2. Mach. a. a device for joining two rotating shafts semipermanently at their ends so as to transmit torque from one to the other. Cf. clutch1 (def. 12a). b. a part with an inside… …

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  • 15 coupling — coup|ling [ˈkʌplıŋ] n 1.) something that connects two things together, especially two vehicles 2.) when two things are joined or connected = ↑combination ▪ an attractive coupling of two Slavonic Dances 3.) formal an act of having sex …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 coupling — noun a device for coupling railway vehicles or parts of machinery together …

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  • 17 Coupling — A&V The manner in which two circuits or systems are connected. Usually this involves either ac or dc coupling …

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  • 18 coupling — /ˈkʌplɪŋ / (say kupling) noun 1. the act of someone or something that couples. 2. any mechanical device for uniting or connecting parts or things. 3. a device used in joining railway carriages, etc. 4. Electricity a. the association of two… …

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  • 19 coupling — sujungimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. bonding; connection; coupling; linkage vok. Anschluß, m; Kopplung, f; Kupplung, f; Verbindung, f rus. связь, f; соединение, n; сцепление, n pranc. accouplement, m; connexion, f; couplage …

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  • 20 coupling — ryšys statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. binding; bond; connection; coupling; link; linkage vok. Bindung, f; Kopplung, f; Verbindung, f; Zusammenhang, m rus. связь, f; соединение, n pranc. accouplement, m; couplage, m; liaison, f …

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