closed /ˈklozd/ 形容詞
Close v. t. [imp. & p. p. Closed p. pr. & vb. n. Closing.]
1. To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.
2. To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to close the ranks of an army; -- often used with up.
3. To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to close a course of instruction.
One frugal supper did our studies close. --Dryden.
4. To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to confine.
The depth closed me round about. --Jonah ii. 5.
But now thou dost thyself immure and close
In some one corner of a feeble heart. --Herbert.
A closed sea, a sea within the jurisdiction of some particular nation, which controls its navigation.
adj 1: not open or affording passage or access; "the many closed
streets made travel difficult"; "our neighbors peeped
from behind closed curtains" [ant: open]
2: of a curve or surface; having no end points or boundary
curves; of a set; having members that can be produced by a
specific operation on other members of the same set; of an
interval; containing both its endpoints [ant: open]
3: not open; "the door slammed shut" [syn: shut, unopen]
4: used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with
closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
[syn: shut] [ant: open]
5: requiring union membership; "a closed shop" [syn: closed(a)]
6: with shutters closed
7: not open to the general public; "a closed meeting"
8: not having an open mind; "a closed mind unreceptive to new
ideas" [syn: unsympathetic]
9: blocked against entry; "a closed porch" [syn: closed in(p)]
10: (of the wings of birds and insects) closed together
11: shut down; "the airport is closed because of the weather";
"the many closed shops and factories made the town look