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"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, resolution, stoppage, mop up, cloture, close, occlusion, blockage, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, shutting, stop, closedown, windup
closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law(noun)
a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
closure, law of closure(noun)
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
settlement, resolution, closure(noun)
something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
"they 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"
colony, small town, block, firmness of purpose, liquidation, closedown, resolving power, stop, solving, answer, gag law, colonization, resoluteness, solution, solvent, cloture, resolve, stoppage, result, resolving, declaration, law of closure, settlement, closing, blockage, gag rule, shutdown, firmness, occlusion, village, resolution, colonisation
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage(noun)
an obstruction in a pipe or tube
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, blockage, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, settlement
blockage, closure, occlusion(noun)
the act of blocking
closure, closedown, closing, shutdown(verb)
termination of operations
"they regretted the closure of the day care center"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, stoppage, mop up, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, close, shutting, stop, closedown, resolution, windup
terminate debate by calling for a vote
"debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
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For LNG markets, the escalating tensions in the Middle East mean all eyes will be on any risk to passage through the Strait of Hormuz, a prolonged closure of the Strait of Hormuz could see LNG spot prices skyrocket, and see a demand destruction scenario emerge turning the current soft LNG market on its head.
These settlements with these defendants have been hard fought, and it is finally bringing closure in one of the last vestiges of this litigation.
I'm very happy because I think the whole thing was a sham to begin with, and it's good to see closure to it, i think we should move on.
That’s why we built 285, y’ all, it’s the bypass. This morning, Atlanta’s MARTA transit system increased rail services to accommodate the expected increase in travelers. By mid-day MARTA CEO Keith Parker was reporting a 25 percent surge in ridership. With highway capacity already at a premium, the I-85 closure comes at a time of peak demand. This weekend, spring break gets underway for many area school students. And Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves will inaugurate their new stadium with a preseason game. During construction of the new stadium, critics questioned the impact the facility would have on traffic at its location near the junction of I-285 and I-75 in suburban Cobb County. Now that I-75 is the only northbound interstate out of downtown Atlanta, traffic plans will be put to the test. Despite the inconvenience, some residents and officials are putting Thursday’s disaster in perspective.
Participants can trade any strategy today as easily as they could prior to the closure of the floor.
Translations for closure
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- uzavření, uzavírka, uzávěrCzech
- Funktionsabschluss, Hülle, ClosureGerman
- clausura, cierreSpanish
- ratkaisu, suljin, sulkeuma, sulkeminen, lopettaminen, sulkijaFinnish
- dùnadhScottish Gaelic
- chiusura, termineItalian
- 関数閉包, クロージャ, 閉苞, 閉包Japanese
- sluiting, beëindiging, afsluitingDutch
- término, fecho, encerramento, finalPortuguese
- закрытие, окончаниеRussian
- avrundning, hölje, avslutningSwedish
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