coping

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

coping (plural copings)

  1. (architecture) The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water
  2. (psychology) the process of managing taxing circumstances, expending effort to solve personal and interpersonal problems, and seeking to master, minimize, reduce or tolerate stress or conflict.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

coping

  1. Present participle of cope.
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