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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copula  \Cop"u*la\,  n.  [L.,  bond,  band.  See  {Couple}.] 
  1.  (Logic  &  Gram.)  The  word  which  unites  the  subject  and 
  predicate. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  The  stop  which  connects  the  manuals,  or  the  manuals 
  with  the  pedals;  --  called  also  {coupler}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  copula 
  n  :  an  equating  verb  (such  as  `be'  or  `become')  that  links  the 
  subject  with  the  complement  of  a  sentence  [syn:  {copulative}] 




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