Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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

Category: General

2.Definition: a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

Related Noun(s):cloture

Category: General

3.Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Related Noun(s):block, blockage, occlusion, stop, stoppage

Category: Objects

4.Definition: approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):resolution, settlement

Category: General

6.Definition: termination of operations

"They regretted the closure of the day care center"

Related Noun(s):closedown, shutdown

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of blocking

Related Noun(s):blockage, occlusion

Category: General