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  •  The act of bringing or coming together; connection; sexual union.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.


coupling, n.
1 a a link connecting railway carriages etc. b a device for connecting parts of machinery.
2 Physics a connection between two systems, causing one to oscillate when the other does so.
3 Mus. a the arrangement of items on a gramophone record. b each such item.



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