Meaning of COUPLING in English

COUPLING

/ ˈkʌplɪŋ; NAmE / noun

1.

[ usually sing. ] an action of joining or combining two things :

a coupling of Mozart's Prague Symphony and Schubert's Unfinished Symphony (= for example, on the same CD)

2.

( formal ) an act of having sex :

illicit couplings

3.

( technical ) a thing that joins together two parts of sth, two vehicles or two pieces of equipment

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.