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1
restricted or prohibited as to the type of game or fish able to be taken

close

2
1. Law private property, usually enclosed by a fence, hedge, or wall
2. Brit a courtyard or quadrangle enclosed by buildings or an entry leading to such a courtyard
3. Brit a small quiet residential road
4. the precincts of a cathedral or similar building
5. Scot the entry from the street to a tenement building
6. Music another word for cadence. A perfect cadence is called a full close an imperfect one a half close

What does it mean when you dream about closing something?

Closing a door can mean closing a chapter of one’s life. We can also close our hearts to someone or close our eyes to something.

close

[klōs]
(computer science)
To make a file unavailable to a computer program which previously had access to it.
(meteorology)
Colloquially, descriptive of oppressively still, warm, moist air, frequently applied to indoor conditions.

close

1. An enclosed space around or at the side of a building; esp. the neighborhood of a cathedral.
2. A narrow lane leading from a street.

close

(1) To finish reading or writing a document. The close function typically saves any changes made to the document and releases the file so it can be used by another application. Contrast with open.

(2) To exit an application. Contrast with launch.
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JUBA, South Sudan -- Close calls with crocodiles, a brutal civil war and even the death of a fellow traveler have not deterred a British man from attempting to walk the length of the Nile River.
A close call is an unplanned incident that doesn't cause personal injury or property damage but might have under different circumstances," Colonel Tribo said.
Their search for a "mice" home (with a well-stocked refrigerator) will lead them into one exciting adventure and harrowing close call after another, in this upbeat and delightful narrative.
It was a very, very close call, but we ended up with 25 Broadway," explained Philip Schwalb, chief executive officer of the Sports Museum.
Dash's close call with a life-threatening illness and his remarkable recovery offers hope to others.
Analysts believe the vote was a close call as the bank's rate-setting committee balanced concerns over soaring house prices and consumer debt levels with the need to keep the economic recovery on track.
The Bush administration did back down on imposing steel tariffs against several key trading partners, but it was a close call.
His close call with Amin, however, was based on a misunderstanding.
Those conditions could only come from some sort of an impact with the ground, an extremely close call from a low-flying meteor, or both.
Best Actor: It's a close call between two heavyweights, but pollsters predict a Best Actor win for Forest Whitaker's portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland" (37%), while Will Smith comes in a close second for "The Pursuit of Happyness" (31%).
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A CRUCIAL vote on a plan to resurrect debt-laden transport group Eurotunnel looks set to be a close call.