Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 261 (Closure)

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#261. Closure. -- N. closure, occlusion, blockade; shutting up &c. v.; obstruction &c. (hindrance) 706; embolus; contraction &c. 195; infarction; constipation, obstipation[obs]; blind alley, blind corner; keddah[obs]; cul-de-sac, caecum; imperforation[obs], imperviousness &c. adj.; impermeability; stopper &c. 263.

V. close, occlude, plug; block up, stop up, fill up, bung up, cork up, button up, stuff up, shut up, dam up; blockade, obstruct &c.

(hinder) 706; bar, bolt, stop, seal, plumb; choke, throttle; ram down, dam, cram; trap, clinch; put to the door, shut the door.

Adj. closed &c. v.; shut, operculated[obs]; unopened.

unpierced[obs], imporous[obs], caecal[Med]; closable; imperforate, impervious, impermeable; impenetrable; impassable, unpassable|2; invious|; pathless, wayless[obs]; untrodden, untrod.

unventilated; air tight, water tight; hermetically sealed; tight, snug.