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1    two people who regularly associate with each other or live together  
an engaged couple     
2    functioning as sing or pl   two people considered as a pair, for or as if for dancing, games, etc.  
3      (Chiefly hunting or coursing)  
a    a pair of collars joined by a leash, used to attach hounds to one another  
b    two hounds joined in this way  
c    the unit of reckoning for hounds in a pack  
twenty and a half couple     
4    a pair of equal and opposite parallel forces that have a tendency to produce rotation with a turning moment equal to the product of either force and the perpendicular distance between them  
5      (Physics)  
a    two dissimilar metals, alloys, or semiconductors in electrical contact, across which a voltage develops  
   See       thermocouple  
b      (Also called)    galvanic couple   two dissimilar metals or alloys in electrical contact that when immersed in an electrolyte act as the electrodes of an electrolytic cell  
6    a connector or link between two members, such as a tie connecting a pair of rafters in a roof  
7    a couple of   functioning as sing or pl  
a    a combination of two; a pair of  
a couple of men     
b    Informal   a small number of; a few  
a couple of days     
8    usually preceded by: a; functioning as sing or pl   two; a pair  
give him a couple     
9    tr   to connect (two things) together or to connect (one thing) to (another)  
to couple railway carriages     
10    tr   to do (two things) simultaneously or alternately  
he couples studying with teaching     
11    to form or be formed into a pair or pairs  
12    to associate, put, or connect together  
history is coupled with sociology     
13    to link (two circuits) by electromagnetic induction  
14    intr   to have sexual intercourse  
15    to join or be joined in marriage; marry  
16    tr   to attach (two hounds to each other)  
     (C13: from Old French: a pair, from Latin copula a bond; see copula)  

barge couple  
      n   either of a pair of outside rafters along the gable end of a roof  
voltaic couple  
      n     (Physics)   a pair of dissimilar metals in an electrolyte with a potential difference between the metals resulting from chemical action  
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at what times you climb for class today
çà se perd dans la nuit des temps
çà remonte à la nuit des temps
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things
c'est temps
a difficult time
un bon temps (sport)
cela fait passer le temps
avoir du temps devant soi
Autres temps, autres moeurs
à qui sait patienter le temps sait conseiller
aux grands maux les grands remèdes
have a great time; enjoy oneself
avoir le temps de (faire)
c'est un signe des temps
à qui sait attendre, le temps ouvre ses portes
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
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