Examples of coupling in a Sentence
the couplings between railroad cars
a coupling of literature and science
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It’s as good a coupling as any of those taking place within a play Gutzman suggests is Shakespeare’s most erotic.
The coils are usually intended to be only a few millimeters apart, and a productive coupling between the coils requires accurate positional alignment.
As in the 1957 Marilyn Monroe-Laurence Olivier film, The Prince and the Showgirl, a feeding frenzy surrounds royal-and-nonroyal couplings.
Their re-coupling comes just days after news broke about Gomez and The Weeknd breaking up, and fans are flipping out.
Unfortunately, for phosphorous in silicon, the coupling strength between two qubits varies hugely depending on the relative spacing.
That second coupling leads up to Ohio State coming to the Big House.
Both men, in their photos and postmortem profiles, have elements of stock characters—the bald and erect veteran, the shaggy liberal-arts grad—and much has been made of this odd coupling as especially tragic and inspiring.
The tone — wry, worldly, aphoristic — owes much to Alain de Botton and Adam Phillips’s amused laments on coupling and its discontents.
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First Known Use of coupling
Synonymsconnection, joint, join, joining, jointure, junction, juncture
Antonymsbreakup, disconnection, dissolution, disunion, division, parting, partition, schism, scission, split
Related Wordslink, nexus, tie; interconnection, intersection; abutment, articulation, attachment; seam, suture; concourse, confluence, meeting; union
Near Antonymscleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, rift, separation
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