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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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As an operational example, we apply the formula to the standardized individual closeness centrality vector of Table 3, and the result is on Table 4.
H1: Integration between communication modes will be positively associated with closeness and satisfaction.
Hypothesis 1b--Relationship Closeness. Closeness will predict greater empathy and intent to help, replicating previous findings (Maner & Gailliot, 2007).
According to the characteristics of road network structure, present studies have put forward indicators like "node degree", "average path length of network", "nodes", "node compactness", "closeness", "betweenness", "straightness", "aggregation index" ,etc (Jin, 2008; Zhao ,2014; Wang, 2011; Chen et al.,2013).
Closeness centrality measures how close an actor is linked to others in the network.
Here, the results of weighted Newman method have been utilized to calculate the Betweenness and Closeness centrality measures.
Closeness Level###Good###280###31.02+-8.37###0.001###21.08+-4.05###0.024###50.47+-9.91###0.001
Materials used for this study included a demographics form and a questionnaire (created by the researchers) that included items to assess participants' closeness and communication with their siblings.
Although longitudinal surveys are traditionally viewed as one of the best choices for investigating behaviors related to closeness, this method is costly in terms of time and effort; usually requiring several months or even years to complete (Murray, Holmes, Griffin, & Derrick, 2015; Roberts & Dunbar, 2011).
But PM Narendra Modi's personal thrust and his ' closeness' with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe has led to the inking of a deal, which has already put the Indian economy in the high- speed lane.
KUWAIT, May 24 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti MP called for reactivating the role of parliamentary diplomacy in Arab and Muslim countries through holding overseas conferences and exchanging visits among lawmakers to create closeness regarding issues of mutual concern.
Hill and Pargament (2003) identified specific constructs in religion and spirituality that have emotional characteristics, namely closeness to God and spiritual struggle, and proposed that greater research attention be directed to experiences of spiritual transformation.