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kloh zing

  • n  the act of closing something
  • n  the last section of a communication
  • n  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
  • n  termination of operations
  • n  a concluding action
  • v  move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
  • v  become closed
  • v  cease to operate or cause to cease operating
  • v  finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
  • v  come to a close
  • v  complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
  • v  be priced or listed when trading stops
  • v  engage at close quarters
  • v  cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
  • v  change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
  • v  come together, as if in an embrace
  • v  draw near
  • v  bring together all the elements or parts of
  • v  bar access to
  • v  fill or stop up
  • v  unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
  • v  finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
  • a  final or ending
    the closing stages of the election
    the closing weeks of the year
    the closing scene of the film
    closing remarks
News & Articles


  • Larry King in AFP
    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.
  • Barack Obama in Boston Globe (registration)
    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...
  • Carl Icahn in Vancouver Sun
    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.

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