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Synonyms for couple

husband and wife

couple something to something


  • link to
  • connect to
  • pair with
  • unite with
  • join to
  • hitch to
  • buckle to
  • clasp to
  • yoke to
  • conjoin to

couple something with something


  • combine with
  • accompany by
  • mix with
  • join with
  • unite with
  • compound with
  • amalgamate with
  • incorporate with
  • link with

Synonyms for couple

two items of the same kind together

two persons united, as by marriage

to join one thing to another

to come or bring together in one's mind or imagination

to engage in sexual relations with

Synonyms for couple

a pair who associate with one another

a pair of people who live together

a small indefinite number

(physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines

bring two objects, ideas, or people together

link together

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form a pair or pairs

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Inside the tank is an enclosed measuring device with holes that allow the fluid couplant to enter the chamber between the transducer and a reflecting surface.
His approach is based on the theory that the "optimum couplant concentration defines optimum dispersion and the most efficient packing of particles.
It is then assumed that the performance of the UT and couplant is stable.
This technique required a liquid couplant, which was not a problem in a sawing situation where water coolant was present.
In addition, the type of couplant was reported to influence the result of the ultrasonic property measurements [38].
Because the pipeline typically transported gas, the inspections were conducted in either a water or diesel batch so that the inspection tool had the necessary liquid couplant required by use of ultrasonic sensors.
Each time the transducers were moved, the acoustic couplant material was cleaned from the transducers' faces and a new coating of couplant was applied.
The application of the traditional piezoelectric transducers for inline inspection requires a liquid couplant for ultrasonic energy and signal transfer into the pipe wall.
Sensors are coupled to the structure by means of a fluid couplant.
Since the material being inspected acts as its own transducer, the need for a liquid couplant is eliminated.
Traditional ultrasonic technologies (UT) based on piezoelectric transducers are only applicable when an adequate liquid couplant is available between the transducer itself and the pipe wall.
At these frequencies a liquid couplant between the transducers and the surface is not necessary.
However, ultrasonic inspection currently squires putting a liquid couplant in a gas pipeline.
The tool has a target inspection specification similar to the UltraScan CD tool, but does not need to be run with liquid couplant, making it ideally suited to operation in gas pipelines.
The tool had be locate all defects accurately and be able to work in a gas pipeline without the need for introduced liquid couplant.