Translation of coupler in Spanish:

coupler

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌplər; ˈkʌplə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 [Mechanical Engineering/Mecánica] enganche (masculine) 1.2 [Electronics/Electrónica] conectador (masculine)
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    • This switching matrix has input ports, output ports and a passive optical core consisting of optical couplers.
    • They also had an early 300-baud modem, replete with the coupler into which you had to put the phone receiver.
    • You place the coupler like a mirror image against a telephone handset, strap it in place, plug the other end into your modem and dial.
    1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Railways/Ferrocarriles] enganche (masculine)
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    • This dramatically reduces the materials needed, since it's easier to bend bars than to use mechanical couplers or splicing-in short bent sections that waste material.
    • Hydraulic quick couplers can save time when switching attachments.
    • It is perfect for storing paper towels to use to clean up hands or to wipe the dirt and grime from hydraulic couplers.

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