approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
"the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, resolution, stoppage, mop up, cloture, close, occlusion, blockage, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, shutting, stop, closedown, closure, windup
closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law(noun)
a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
closure, law of closure(noun)
a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric
settlement, resolution, closure(noun)
something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
"they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
colony, small town, block, firmness of purpose, liquidation, closedown, resolving power, stop, solving, answer, gag law, colonization, resoluteness, solution, solvent, cloture, resolve, stoppage, result, resolving, declaration, law of closure, settlement, closing, blockage, gag rule, shutdown, firmness, occlusion, village, resolution, colonisation, closure
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage(noun)
an obstruction in a pipe or tube
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, blockage, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, closure, settlement
blockage, closure, occlusion(noun)
the act of blocking
closure, closedown, closing, shutdown(verb)
termination of operations
"they regretted the closure of the day care center"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, stoppage, mop up, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, close, shutting, stop, closedown, resolution, windup, closure
terminate debate by calling for a vote
"debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
Translations for closure
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- uzavření, uzavírka, uzávěrCzech
- Funktionsabschluss, Hülle, ClosureGerman
- clausura, cierreSpanish
- ratkaisu, suljin, sulkeuma, sulkeminen, lopettaminen, sulkijaFinnish
- dùnadhScottish Gaelic
- chiusura, termineItalian
- 関数閉包, クロージャ, 閉苞, 閉包Japanese
- sluiting, beëindiging, afsluitingDutch
- término, fecho, encerramento, finalPortuguese
- закрытие, окончаниеRussian
- avrundning, hölje, avslutningSwedish
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