[uh-kuhp-uh l-muh nt]
- the act of coupling.
- something that couples, especially a tie or brace in building.
Origin of accouplement
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- a timber joist or beam that serves as a tie or support
C15: French, from accoupler, from Latin copulāre to couple
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