couple (something) (on)to (something)

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couple (something) (on)to (something)

To connect or fasten two things together. We still need to couple the trailer to the truck before we can leave. I coupled the latch onto the peg, so it should stay secure.
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couple something (on)to something

 and couple something on (to something); couple something on
to attach something to something. Couple this connector to that one. The railroad worker coupled on the next car in line. Couple the green one onto the red one.
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And with fewer than a third of London's 10 million residents able to afford their own home, getting young couples onto the home ownership ladder has become a political priority for both the Conservatives and Labour as Britons head to the polls on Thursday.
The creation of legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld, who first brought the series to screens in the US, it sees O'Leary welcome a number of real-life couples onto the show to settle domestic disputes.
Any external noise that couples onto the pair will be cancelled at the receiver (by being subtracted out), as long as the noise signal is the same on both insulated conductors of the pair (common mode noise).
Disney Ark" depicts a scene where Donald Duck takes the role of Noah's assistant, leading animal couples onto the ark.