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

 clo·sure /ˈkloʒɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clo·sure /ˈkloʒɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clo·sure n.
 1. The act of shutting; a closing; as, the closure of a chink.
 2. That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.
    Without a seal, wafer, or any closure whatever.   --Pope.
 3. That which incloses or confines; an inclosure.
 O thou bloody prison . . .
 Within the guilty closure of thy walls
 Richard the Second here was hacked to death.   --Shak.
 4. A conclusion; an end. [Obs.]
 5. Parliamentary Practice A method of putting an end to debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the British House of Commons in 1882. The French word clôture was originally applied to this proceeding.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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: closing]
      2: a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
         [syn: cloture, gag rule, gag law]
      3: 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 [syn: law of closure]
      4: 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" [syn: settlement, resolution]
      5: an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber
         to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe" [syn: blockage,
          block, occlusion, stop, stoppage]
      6: the act of blocking [syn: blockage, occlusion]
      7: termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of
         the day care center" [syn: closedown, closing, shutdown]
      v : terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was
          closured"; "cloture the discussion" [syn: cloture]