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  3  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coupler  \Coup"ler\  (k?p"l?r),  n. 
  One  who  couples;  that  which  couples,  as  a  link,  ring,  or 
  shackle,  to  connect  cars. 
 
  {Coupler  of  an  organ},  a  contrivance  by  which  any  two  or  more 
  of  the  ranks  of  keys,  or  keys  and  pedals,  are  connected  so 
  as  to  act  together  when  the  organ  is  played. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coupler 
  n  :  a  mechanical  device  that  serves  to  connect  the  ends  of 
  adjacent  objects  [syn:  {coupling}] 




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