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Couplers (Qtpuh)

Definition
Mechanical devices that serve to connect the ends of adjacent objects or, in the case of railroads, devices for connecting cars or locomotives together. (Source: wordnet.princeton.edu and AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Car couplers
Broader Term
Securing and joining equipment (Qtpu)
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