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Engelsk navneord: coupling

1. coupling (om genstand) a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)yoke


Mindre specifikke termerconnecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion

2. coupling (om genstand) a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coupler


Mindre specifikke termermechanical device


Mere specifikke termerclevis, clutch, fluid drive, swivel, turnbuckle, universal, universal joint

3. coupling (om handling) the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe casual couplings of adolescents.
The mating of some species occurs only in the spring.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjugation, mating, pairing, sexual union, union


Mindre specifikke termersex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice


Mere specifikke termerassortative mating, cross, crossbreeding, crossing, disassortative mating, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, inbreeding, interbreeding, service, servicing









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