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closure

 
Noun closure has 7 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is a kind of approach, approaching, coming
    Derived form: verb close6
  2. closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law - a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
    --2 is a kind of order, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure
    --2 has particulars: closure by compartment, guillotine
    Derived form: verb closure1
  3. 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
    --3 is a kind of Gestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization
  4. settlement, resolution, closure - something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "the 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"
    --4 is a kind of decision making, deciding
  5. 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"
    --5 is a kind of obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
    --5 has particulars:
     breechblock, breech closer; plug, stopper, stopple; vapor lock, vapour lock
  6. blockage, closure, occlusion - the act of blocking
    --6 is a kind of obstruction
    --6 has particulars: implosion
    Derived forms: verb close4, verb close16, verb close3
  7. closure, closedown, closing, shutdown - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
    --7 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --7 has particulars: plant closing; bank closing; layoff
    Derived forms: verb close5, verb close14, verb close1
Verb closure has 1 sense
  1. closure, cloture - terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
    --1 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived form: noun closure2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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