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[kuhp-ler] /ˈkʌp lər/

a person or thing that or links together.
Machinery. a rod or link transmitting force and motion between a rotating part and a rotating or oscillating part.
Also called coupling. Railroads. a device for joining pieces of rolling stock.
a device in an organ or harpsichord for connecting keys, manuals, or a manual and pedals, so that they are played together when one is played.
Electricity. a device for transferring electrical energy from one circuit to another, as a transformer that joins parts of a radio apparatus together by induction.
(in color photography) a chemical that reacts with the developer to produce one of the colors in a print or transparency.
a link or rod transmitting power between two rotating mechanisms or a rotating part and a reciprocating part
(music) a device on an organ or harpsichord connecting two keys, two manuals, etc, so that both may be played at once
(electronics) a device, such as a transformer, used to couple two or more electrical circuits
(US & Canadian) a device for connecting railway cars or trucks together Also called (in eg Britain) coupling


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