closure

Part of speech: noun

A closing or enclosure; that which closes or encloses; a close, as of debate; conclusion. cloture.

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Usage examples "closure":

  1. On the other hand, the wheel W has the full number of contact surfaces, because it must provide for the operative closure of the press- magnet circuit whether the brush B' is in engagement with a metallic segment or an insulated segment of the wheel W'. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
  2. To London we must take it, for this reason- the closure of this case is no jeweler's work; of that I have quite convinced myself. - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. Far wiser was the old system of provincial legislature, in which the people were really represented, a system in which personality counted for much and men were brought into familiar and friendly relations with each other, not kept apart by the rubicon of red- tapeism, and liable to have the door of the Closure slammed in their faces at some critical juncture of discussion, and the subject shelved. - "Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman", Giberne Sieveking.