English - English Dictionary

Few words

close callsomething achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
close shavesomething achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
bringing close togetherthe act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue
closed primarya primary in which only registered members of a particular political party can vote; "closed primaries strengthen party unity"
closethe concluding part of any performance
closedowntermination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
closed-heart surgeryheart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
close-order drill(military) military drill of troops in standard marching (shoulder-to-shoulder)
close supportclose-in firing by one unit against an enemy engaged by another unit
close supporting firefire on enemy troops or weapons or positions that are near the supported unit and are the most immediate and serious threat to it
closeouta sale intended to dispose of all remaining stock
breech closera metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing
broom closeta small room for storing brooms and other cleaning equipment
china closeta cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china
closed circuita complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
closed-circuit televisiona television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
closed loopa control system with a feedback loop that is active
closed-loop systema control system with a feedback loop that is active
closeta small private room for study or prayer
closet augera snake used to unblock toilets
closeupa photograph taken at close range
closeup lensa photographic lens with a short focal length used to take pictures at short ranges
clothes closeta closet where clothes are stored
coat closeta closet for storing outerwear
closeta small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space