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close2 British & World English

Move so as to cover an opening

with one's eyes shut British & World English

Without having to make much effort; easily

squeeze one's eyes shut British & World English

Close one’s eyes tightly

closed-in British & World English

Oppressively enclosed or lacking in space

closed book British & World English

A subject or person about which one knows nothing

closed-door British & World English

Restricted; obstructive; secret

closed-end British & World English

Having a predetermined and fixed extent

closed shop British & World English

A place of work where all employees must belong to an agreed trade union

closed chain British & World English

A number of atoms bonded together to form a closed loop in a molecule

closed season British & World English

Another term for close season.

closed caption British & World English

One of a series of subtitles to a television programme, accessible through a decoder

closed compound British & World English

A word that is made up of two or more existing words and contains no spaces or hyphens, e.g. football, birthday, blackboard

closed couplet British & World English

A rhyming couplet with end-stopped lines that is logically or grammatically complete, as "Instruct the planets in what orbs to run, / Correct old Time, and regulate the Sun"

closed syllable British & World English

A syllable ending in a consonant

closed universe British & World English

The condition in which there is sufficient matter in the universe to halt the expansion driven by the Big Bang and cause eventual re-collapse

behind closed doors British & World English

Taking place secretly or without public knowledge

closed-circuit television British & World English

A television system in which video signals are transmitted from one or more cameras by cable to a set of monitors, used especially for security purposes

closed book in closed British & World English

A subject or person about which one knows nothing

enclose British & World English

Surround or close off on all sides

close season British & World English

A period in the year when fishing or the killing of particular game is officially forbidden

closed season in close season British & World English

A period in the year when fishing or the killing of particular game is officially forbidden

behind closed doors in closed British & World English

Taking place secretly or without public knowledge

with one's eyes shut in eye British & World English

Without having to make much effort; easily