the amount by which a closed traverse fails to satisfy the requirements of a true mathematical figure, as the length of line joining the true and computed position of the same point.
the ratio of this linear error to the perimeter of the traverse.
(for angles) the amount by which the sum of the observed angles fails to equal the true sum.
(in leveling) the amount by which an elevation determined by a series of levels fails to agree with an established elevation.
(surveying) the amount by which a computed, plotted, or observed quantity or position differs from the true or established one, esp when plotting a closed traverse Also called closing error
- Closing credits
noun a comprehensive list of workers and contributors shown at the end of a television broadcast or film; also, this portion of the program; compare opening credits Examples The closing credits showed it was filmed in Norway and Canada. See opening credits Word Origin 1952
noun, Stock Exchange. 1. the final price of a stock or bond at the end of a trading day.
- Closing snap
closing snap clos·ing snap (klō’zĭng) n. The accentuated first heart sound of mitral stenosis, related to closure of the abnormal valve.
- Closing time
/ˈkləʊzɪŋ/ noun 1. the time at which pubs must legally stop selling alcoholic drinks