• An event or occurrence that signifies an ending.
  • A feeling of completeness; the experience of an emotional conclusion, usually to a difficult period.
  • A device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing.
  • An abstraction that represents a function within an environment, a context consisting of the variables that are both bound at a particular time during the execution of the program and that are within the function's scope.
  • The smallest set that both includes a given subset and possesses some given property.
  • The smallest closed set which contains the given set.
  • The act of shutting; a closing.
  • That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.
  • That which encloses or confines; an enclosure.
  • A method of ending a parliamentary debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body.
  • The phenomenon by which a group maintains its resources by the exclusion of others from their group based on varied criteria. Wp
  • The process whereby the reader of a comic book infers the sequence of events by looking at the picture panels.


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  • From Middle English closure, from Old French closure, from Late Latin clausura, from Latin claudere ("to close"); see clausure, and cloture (etymological doublets) and close.

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