Meaning of COUPLING in English

COUPLING

transcription, транскрипция: [ kʌplɪŋ ]

( couplings)

1.

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.

N-COUNT : oft supp N

2.

An act of sexual intercourse is sometimes referred to as a coupling . ( FORMAL )

...sexual couplings.

N-COUNT

3.

see also couple

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