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coupler

[′kəp·lər]
(electricity)
A component used to transfer energy from one circuit to another.
(electromagnetism)
A passage which joins two cavities or waveguides, allowing them to exchange energy.
A passage which joins the ends of two waveguides, whose cross section changes continuously from that of one to that of the other.
(engineering)
A device that connects two railroad cars.
(graphic arts)
A substance that can react with the unexposed diazonium salt in a diazo material to produce the visible dye image.
(navigation)
The portion of a navigation system that receives signals of one type from a sensor and transmits signals of a different type to an actuator.

coupler

A metal hardware device used to join frames and braces of tubular metal scaffolding.

coupler

A device that connects one thing to another. See plugs and sockets and network coupler.
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With the pin grabber coupler, the operator can operate the bucket in both the normal position and in the reverse position, without any modification or extra components, for greater operational flexibility.
Characterizations on Coupler 1 which has bending radius pair of 25 mm-25 mm, Coupler 2 with bending radius of 30 mm-40 mm, Coupler 3 with bending radius of 35 mm-27 mm, Coupler 4 with bending radius of 30 mm-20 mm and Coupler 5 with bending radius of 52 mm-40 mm are constructed to each of the coupler with same post-etch diameter thickness of 0.
Original 10 percent 15 percent 50 percent Component thickness loss loss loss (inches) (inches) (inches) (inches) Upper coupler .
The schematic diagram of the proposed dual-band planar asymmetric branch-line coupler terminated by arbitrary real impedances for arbitrary coupling levels is illustrated in Fig.
Pressure from the electric actuator is applied to the trailer brakes the instant the brake lights are illuminated, whereas surge brakes have a lag as the weight of the trailer surges forward, transferring pressure to the coupler.
If we consider the matching condition: the scattering matrix of the conventional branch-line coupler is:
Quick coupler features electro hydraulic system, expanding work tool capabilities
The coupler system enables clampless coronary artery bypass graft surgery, minimizing aortic manipulation and embolic dislodgement by not requiring cross-clamping or aortic side-biting during the procedure.