Associations to the word «Coupling»


COUPLING, noun. Act of joining together to form a couple
COUPLING, noun. A device that couples two things together
COUPLING, noun. (computing) the degree of reliance between two program modules
COUPLING, noun. (electronics) a connection between two electronic circuits such that a signal can pass between them
COUPLING, noun. (physics) The property of physical systems that they are interacting with each other
COUPLING, noun. (sexuality) sexual intercourse
COUPLING POLE, noun. A connecting piece between the front and back axles of a wagon or trailer, often equipped with pins for extending or shortening the bed.
COUPLING POLES, noun. Plural of coupling pole

Dictionary definition

COUPLING, noun. A connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together.
COUPLING, noun. A mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects.
COUPLING, noun. The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle