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Upvalue vs. Closure

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Upvaluenoun

A free variable that has been bound (closed over) with a closure.

Closurenoun

An event or occurrence that signifies an ending.

Upvalueverb

(transitive) To assign a higher value to.

Closurenoun

A feeling of completeness; the experience of an emotional conclusion, usually to a difficult period.

Closurenoun

A device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing.

Closurenoun

(programming) An abstraction that represents a function within an environment, a context consisting of the variables that are both bound at a particular time during the execution of the program and that are within the function's scope.

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Closurenoun

(mathematics) The smallest set that both includes a given subset and possesses some given property.

Closurenoun

The smallest closed set which contains the given set.

Closurenoun

The act of shutting; a closing.

‘the closure of a door, or of a chink’;

Closurenoun

That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.

Closurenoun

(obsolete) That which encloses or confines; an enclosure.

Closurenoun

A method of ending a parliamentary debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body.

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Closurenoun

The act of shutting; a closing; as, the closure of a chink.

Closurenoun

That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.

‘Without a seal, wafer, or any closure whatever.’;

Closurenoun

That which incloses or confines; an inclosure.

‘O thou bloody prison . . . Within the guilty closure of thy wallsRichard the Second here was hacked to death.’;

Closurenoun

A conclusion; an end.

Closurenoun

A method of putting an end to debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the British House of Commons in 1882. The French word clôture was originally applied to this proceeding.

Closurenoun

the property of being mathematically closed under some operation; - said of sets.

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Closurenoun

the intersection of all closed sets containing the given set.

Closurenoun

achievement of a sense of completeness and release from tension due to uncertainty; as, the closure afforded by the funeral of a loved one; also, the sense of completion thus achieved.

Closurenoun

approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap;

‘the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision’;

Closurenoun

a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

Closurenoun

a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric

Closurenoun

something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making;

‘the finally reached a settlement with the union’; ‘they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences’; ‘he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure’;

Closurenoun

an obstruction in a pipe or tube;

‘we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe’;

Closurenoun

the act of blocking

Closurenoun

termination of operations;

‘they regretted the closure of the day care center’;

Closureverb

terminate debate by calling for a vote;

‘debate was closured’; ‘cloture the discussion’;

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