recoupling

recoupling

[rē′kəp·liŋ]
(quantum mechanics)
A transformation between eigenfunctions of total angular momentum resulting from coupling eigenfunctions of three or more angular momenta in some order, and eigenfunctions of total angular momentum resulting from coupling of the same eigenfunctions in a different order.
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Despite having feelings for him previously, Amber decided to stay with Greg in a tense recoupling, which was the final straw for Michael in the villa and has proved to have been a great decision for Amber.
"He's making the most of their private little beach bubble because they both know that sooner, rather than later, they'll have to go public with their recoupling," claimed the supposed insider.
Micheal had hoped Amber would pick him in the last recoupling, despite him making it clear on several occasions he did not want a romantic relationship after he told Joanna he had "found what he was looking for", but then did not leave the villa with her.
Last night Amber told of her uncertainty ahead of the recoupling decision but said she went with what would make her feel the happiest.
Last week, Love Island's tense recoupling episode saw a number of islanders choose to pair up with other people, prompting arguments and causing upset.
THOSE who've had enough of the buffed and the beautiful recoupling ad nauseum on Love Island might want to check out true crime series Killer Ratings.
Viewers watched Adam being told he would leave the villa last night alongside Darylle, Alex Miller and Ellie Jones after an intense recoupling. Zara confessed she still had not heard from him, but Islanders are typically kept in isolation after being dumped.
They were told that the three couples with the fewest votes risked being dumped from the island and that singletons Wes Nelson and Georgia Steel were exempt from eviction, and also had the power to save two people by recoupling with them.
After initially being paired up with viewer favourite Niall Aslam on the latest series of the hit itv2 dating programme before his departure due to personal reasons, student Georgia has seemed settled with online sports presenter Josh Denzel, with him choosing her in Friday night's crucial recoupling.
A recoupling was announced last night after new boy Sam Bird entered the villa, meaning one unlucky girl will be heading home.