closure principle clo·sure principle (klō’zhər)
In psychology, the principle that, when one views fragmentary stimuli forming a nearly complete figure, one tends to ignore the missing parts and perceive the figure as whole.
[klot] /klɒt/ noun 1. a mass or lump. 2. a semisolid mass, as of coagulated blood. 3. a small compact group of individuals: a clot of sightseers massed at the entrance. 4. British Informal. blockhead, dolt, clod. verb (used without object), clotted, clotting. 5. to form into clots; coagulate. verb (used with object), clotted, clotting. […]
[klawth, kloth] /klɔθ, klɒθ/ noun, plural cloths [klawth z, kloth z, klawths, kloths] /klɔðz, klɒðz, klɔθs, klɒθs/ (Show IPA) 1. a fabric formed by weaving, felting, etc., from wool, hair, silk, flax, cotton, or other fiber, used for garments, upholstery, and many other items. 2. a piece of such a fabric for a particular purpose: […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a roller, located at the front of a loom, on which woven material is wound after it leaves the breast beam.
[klawth-bound, kloth-] /ˈklɔθˈbaʊnd, ˈklɒθ-/ adjective 1. (of a book) with rather than paper, leather, etc. /ˈklɒθˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. (of a book) bound in stiff boards covered in cloth
[klawth-kap, kloth-] /ˈklɔθˌkæp, ˈklɒθ-/ adjective, British. 1. pertaining to or characteristic of the working class.