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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clos·ing /ˈklozɪŋ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the
            closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the
            film"; "closing remarks" [ant: opening]
      n 1: the act of closing something [syn: shutting] [ant: opening]
      2: the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want
         to say..." [syn: conclusion, end, close, ending]
      3: 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" [syn: closure]
      4: termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of
         the day care center" [syn: closure, closedown, shutdown]
      5: a concluding action [syn: completion, culmination, windup,
          mop up]