Associations to the word «Pairing»


PAIRING, noun. The combination or union of two things.
PAIRING, verb. Present participle of pair
PAIRING ENERGY, noun. (physics) The extra binding energy associated with pairs of nucleons of the same kind; this results in nuclei having odd numbers of protons or neutrons having a lower binding energy and being less stable (than those with even numbers)

Dictionary definition

PAIRING, 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".
PAIRING, noun. The act of grouping things or people in pairs.

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