Definition of copula
: something that connects: such asa : the connecting link between subject and predicate of a propositionb : linking verb
Recent Examples of copula from the Web
As Felix Salmon documents in Wired’s March 2009 cover story, when hedge funds got hold of a formula that seemed to work — like David X. Li’s Guassian copula function — the damage quickly spread everywhere.
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Origin and Etymology of copula
Latin, bond — more at couple
First Known Use: 1619
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