coupler

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coupler

Any device that joins two objects, e.g., a video endoscope to its light source.
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4 mm ID tubes using a 3-port acoustic coupler as shown in Fig.
At that time you had to call the mainframe on the telephone, wait for some beeps, and then attach the phone's handset to an acoustic coupler.
When I went to library school, we searched Dialog over dial-up, placing the phone in an acoustic coupler so we could connect at 300 baud.
Telecoupler II High-Speed Acoustic Coupler -- Users can connect to virtually any telephone, whether it's a pay phone, hotel phone, or cellular phone, at speeds up to 33.