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

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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
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[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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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(1) To stop running and "exit" a program (application). The close function typically saves all changes made to the document and releases the file so it can be used by another application. Contrast with open and launch.

(2) To close a switch means to allow current to pass through. The switch is "on." See switch.
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It was the first time Shujaa had won IRB leg after coming close under Mike Friday.
The visitors started well with Claudiu Keseru coming close from an early free kick and also forcing the first save of the night from Gabor Kiraly on the half-hour.
A Nadal admitted he thought about pulling out of his match with American qualifier Tim Smyczek after coming close to throwing up on court as he failed to serve out the third set at 5-4.
It was a bit livelier in front of goal after the break with Iain Vigurs, Robert McHugh and Craig Moore all coming close for the Steelmen.
Although Illingworth said that not many bowlers could have matched the pace of Trueman, he, however, credited Anderson with coming close to matching Trueman's record, adding that both are classical swing bowlers.
USED cars are coming close to maintaining their value at a time of year when there are traditionally large price falls.
A total of 59,475 cars have been sold in Ireland to the end of May, coming close to matching the figure for the whole of 2009.
The first half was evenly contested with both sides coming close but the breakthrough came in the 51st minute when Scobie was pulled down by John Sheridan.
The first half was evenly contested but the second half saw Stokesley pushing forward and coming close with several good attempts.
But in the end the hiccups, which had been coming close to 50 times a minute, suddenly stopped of their own accord yesterday evening, as mysteriously as they had started.
After an uneventful first half the game burst into life in the second, with Croatia twice coming close to taking the lead through Ivan Klasnic and Eduardo Da Silva, but both fired agonisingly wide.
retail sales for April spurred market speculation that the Fed is coming close to ending its rate-hike cycle, and subsequently the dollar will face selling.