HyperDic: coupler

English > 1 sense of the word coupler:
NOUNartifactcoupler, couplinga mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
coupler > pronunciation
Soundskah'pler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > coupler: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects.
Synonymcoupling
NarrowerclevisA coupler shaped like the letter U with holes through each end so a bolt or pin can pass through the holes to complete the coupling
clutchA coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
fluid driveAn automotive power coupling
swivelA coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
turnbuckleAn oblong metal coupling with a swivel at one end and an internal thread at the other into which a threaded rod can be screwed in order to form a unit that can be adjusted for length or tension
universal joint, universalcoupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishacoplador, acoplamiento
Catalanacoblador, acoblament
Verbscouplelink together

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