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.
Meaning of COUPLING in English
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012