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closure


I - noun
1. approaching a particular destination;
a coming closer;
a narrowing of a gap (Freq. 1)
- the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision
Syn:
closing
Derivationally related forms:
close, close (for: closing)
Hypernyms:
approach, approaching, coming
2. a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
Syn:
cloture, gag rule, gag law
Derivationally related forms:
cloture (for: cloture)
Hypernyms:
order, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure
Hyponyms:
closure by compartment, guillotine
3. 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
Syn:
law of closure
Hypernyms:
Gestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization
4. 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
Syn:
settlement, resolution
Derivationally related forms:
settle (for: settlement)
Hypernyms:
decision making, deciding
5. an obstruction in a pipe or tube
- we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
Syn:
blockage, block, occlusion, stop, stoppage
Derivationally related forms:
block (for: block), block (for: blockage)
Hypernyms:
obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
Hyponyms:
breechblock, breech closer, plug, stopper, stopple,
vapor lock, vapour lock
6. the act of blocking
Syn:
blockage, occlusion
Derivationally related forms:
occlude (for: occlusion), close, block (for: blockage)
Hypernyms:
obstruction
Hyponyms:
implosion
7. termination of operations
- they regretted the closure of the day care center
Syn:
closedown, closing, shutdown
Derivationally related forms:
shut down (for: shutdown), close (for: closing), close down (for: closedown), close
Hypernyms:
termination, ending, conclusion
Hyponyms:
plant closing, bank closing, layoff

II - verb
terminate debate by calling for a vote
- debate was closured
- cloture the discussion
Syn:
cloture
Derivationally related forms:
cloture (for: cloture)
Hypernyms:
end, terminate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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