The act of shutting; a closing; as, the closure of a
That which closes or shuts; that by which separate
parts are fastened or closed.
That which incloses or confines; an inclosure.
A conclusion; an end.
A method of putting an end to debate and securing an
immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar
in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the
British House of Commons in 1882. The French word cloture was
originally applied to this proceeding.