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    Definition:
    Couple - (a.) That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
    Couple - (a.) Two of the same kind connected or considered together; a pair; a brace.
    Couple - (a.) A male and female associated together; esp., a man and woman who are married or betrothed.
    Couple - (a.) See Couple-close.
    Couple - (a.) One of the pairs of plates of two metals which compose a voltaic battery; -- called a voltaic couple or galvanic couple.
    Couple - (a.) Two rotations, movements, etc., which are equal in amount but opposite in direction, and acting along parallel lines or around parallel axes.
    Couple - (v.) To link or tie, as one thing to another; to connect or fasten together; to join.
    Couple - (v.) To join in wedlock; to marry.
    Couple - (v. i.) To come together as male and female; to copulate.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Accouple - (v. t.) To join; to couple.
    Accouplement - (n.) The act of coupling, or the state of being coupled; union.
    Accouplement - (n.) That which couples, as a tie or brace.
    Coupled - (imp. & p. p.) of Couple
    Couple-beggar - (n.) One who makes it his business to marry beggars to each other.
    Couple-closes - (pl. ) of Couple-close
    Couple-close - (n.) A diminutive of the chevron, containing one fourth of its surface. Couple-closes are generally borne one on each side of a chevron, and the blazoning may then be either a chevron between two couple-closes or chevron cottised.
    Couple-close - (n.) A pair of rafters framed together with a tie fixed at their feet, or with a collar beam.
    Couplement - (n.) Union; combination; a coupling; a pair.
    Coupler - (n.) One who couples; that which couples, as a link, ring, or shackle, to connect cars.
    Couplet - (n.) Two taken together; a pair or couple; especially two lines of verse that rhyme with each other.
    Uncouple - (v. t.) To loose, as dogs, from their couples; also, to set loose; to disconnect; to disjoin; as, to uncouple railroad cars.
    Uncouple - (v. i.) To roam at liberty.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Couple - n. 1 a two (a couple of girls). B about two (a couple of hours). 2 a two people who are married to, or in a sexual relationship with, each other. B pair of partners in a dance etc. v. (-ling) 1 link together. 2 associate in thought or speech. 3 copulate. [latin *copula]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Couplet - n. Two successive lines of verse, usu. Rhyming and of the same length. [french diminutive: related to *couple]
    Thermocouple - n. Device for measuring temperatures by means of a pair of different metals in contact at a point and generating a thermoelectric voltage.
    Uncouple - v. (-ling) release from couplings or couples.

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