closing closing  /ˈkloʊ zɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of closing something
  2. (n) the last section of a communication
  3. (n) approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
  4. (n) termination of operations
  5. (n) a concluding action
  6. (adj) final or ending



  1. Closing arguments expected, jurors to deliberate fate of bridge bomb plot suspect

    Closing arguments are expected this afternoon in the trial of the man accused of planning to blow up the Route 82 bridge in Brecksville. Joshua Stafford, whom is representing himself, finished calling witnesses around noon Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland

  2. Closing arguments in child shooting case

    Closing arguments took place Thursday in the trial of Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WXYZ-TV Detroit

  3. Closing arguments underway in civil trial tied to Mafia 'hit'

    Closing arguments began Tuesday in San Bernardino Superior Court in a civil trial in which a man marked for death by two San Manuel tribal members and the Mexican Mafia is seeking millions of dollars in damages.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun


  1. "With this chapter closing I'm looking forward to the future and what my next chapter will bring, but for now it's time to hang up my nightly suspenders," he said, referring to his trademark attire.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: AFP

  2. "The polls are just closing in California, and the votes are still being counted in cities and towns across America, but there is one thing on this February night that we do not need the final results to know," Obama told supporters at a...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "It is unconscionable that you have not allowed your shareholders to choose to accept an offer that represented a 72 per cent premium over Yahoo's closing price of $19.18 on the day before the initial Microsoft offer," Icahn said in the letter.
    on May 15, 2008 By: Carl Icahn Source: Vancouver Sun

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