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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkloʒZ 〕


〔 ˊklouʒә 〕

Overview of noun closure

The noun closure has 7 senses

  • closing, closure -- (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")

  • closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law -- (a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body)

  • closure, law of closure -- (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 -- (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")

  • blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage -- (an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe")

  • blockage, closure, occlusion -- (the act of blocking)

  • closure, closedown, closing, shutdown -- (termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center")

Overview of verb closure

The verb closure has 1 sense

  • closure, cloture -- (terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion")