[klohs-awr-der] /ˈkloʊsˌɔr dər/
practice in formation marching and other movements, in the carrying of arms during formal marching, and in the formal handling of arms for ceremonies and guard.
[klohz-out] /ˈkloʊzˌaʊt/ noun 1. a sale on all goods in liquidating a business. 2. a sale on goods of a type that will no longer be carried by the store. 3. an article of merchandise offered for sale at a closeout.
[klohs] /kloʊs/ noun, Music. 1. arrangement of a chord so that the voices, excluding the bass, occur within an octave.
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/kləʊs/ noun 1. punctuation in which many commas, full stops, etc, are used Compare open punctuation
[klohs] /kloʊs/ noun 1. a small, cramped place or position. 2. direct and close contact in a fight: They met at close quarters, exchanging many quick jabs. /kləʊs/ plural noun 1. a narrow cramped space or position 2. at close quarters 1753, originally nautical, also close-fights, “bulkheads fore and aft for men to stand behind […]