Definition of close-coupled in English:

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close-coupled

adjective

chiefly British
(Of two parts of a structure) attached or fixed close together: two wheels on one side of the trailer are close-coupled
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  • The AKC standard describes the Shar pei as ‘an alert dignified active compact dog of medium size and substance, square in profile, close-coupled.
  • Moreover, due to the local nature of the nanoscale optical effects, multiple optical functions can be physically close-coupled within SOEs as they cannot be in bulk optics.
  • In this issue Niven deals with fitting a close-coupled open vent, while David Taylor provides advice on the installation of extended flues.

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