Tuesday, 13 February 2018



1. the act of closing or the state of being closed
2. an end or conclusion
3. something that closes or shuts, such as a cap or seal for a container
4. (in a deliberative body) a procedure by which debate may be halted and an immediate vote taken
5. (mainly US)
a. the resolution of a significant event or relationship in a person's life
b. a sense of contentment experienced after such a resolution
6. (geology) the vertical distance between the crest of an anticline and the lowest contour that surrounds it
7. (phonetics) the obstruction of the breath stream at some point along the vocal tract, such as the complete occlusion preliminary to the articulation of a stop
8. (logic)
a. the closed sentence formed from a given open sentence by prefixing universal or existential quantifiers to bind all its free variables
b. the process of forming such a closed sentence
9. (mathematics)
a. the smallest closed set containing a given set
b. the operation of forming such a set
10. (psychology) the tendency, first noted by Gestalt psychologists, to see an incomplete figure like a circle with a gap in it as more complete than it is
11. (trans.) (in a deliberative body) to end (debate) by closure

A breach in reality
Some type of closure
Made to dissuade thieves
From wondering too much

And kids from venturing too far

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