Meaning of COUPLING in English

COUPLING

(~s)

1.

A ~ is a device which is used to join two vehicles or pieces of equipment together.

Before driving away, re-check the trailer ~.

N-COUNT: oft supp N

2.

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

...sexual ~s.

N-COUNT

3.

see also couple

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