closer closer  /ˈkloʊ sər/


  1. (n) a person who closes something
  2. (n) (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
  3. (adv) (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance



  1. UPDATE: Nautilus Edges Closer To Yr Lows As Raises C$40 Mln In Rights Offering

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. (NUS.TO) has edged closer to a year low 20 cents as it received C$40 million from a rights offering of 200 million shares at C$0.20 each. Net proceeds will be used by the
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Citadel closer Skylar Hunter named to Freshmen All America team

    Citadel closer Skylar Hunter has been named as a relief pitcher on the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team presented by Collegiate Baseball magazine.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News 4 Charleston

  3. Indians closer Perez pleads not guilty in pot case

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez and his wife pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor possession charges after marijuana was mailed to their home in their dog's name.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "Today, after a lot of hard work in Congress, we are closer than ever before to finally passing reform that will reduce costs, expand coverage, and provide more choices for our families and businesses," Obama said in his weekly radio address....
    on Jul 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "Today, a narrow majority in the House of Representatives abdicated its responsibility by passing a war spending bill that has no chance of becoming law, and brings us no closer to getting our troops the resources they need," Bush said about an...
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CNN

  3. "We drew closer together as Tenzing brought in the slack on the rope. I continued cutting a line of steps upwards. Next moment I had moved onto a flattish exposed area of snow with nothing by space in every direction," Hillary wrote. "Tenzing...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Edmund Hillary Source: USA Today

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