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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English couplyng; equivalent to couple +‎ -ing.

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coupling

  1. present participle of couple

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coupling (plural couplings)

  1. act of joining together to form a couple
  2. a device that couples two things together
  3. (computing) the degree of reliance between two program modules
  4. (electronics) a connection between two electronic circuits such that a signal can pass between them
  5. (physics) The property of physical systems that they are interacting with each other
  6. (sexuality) sexual intercourse

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

coupling

  1. Alternative form of couplyng