the end or conclusion, as of a speech.
something that closes; a fastening, as of a purse.
the final phase of a transaction, especially the meeting at which procedures are carried out in the execution of a contract for the sale of real estate.
an act or instance of failing or going bankrupt:
an increase in bank closings.
Usually applied to real estate transactions, it refers to delivery of the deed of ownership from the owner to the buyer in return for full payment.
[self-kuh-lek-tid, self-] /ˈsɛlf kəˈlɛk tɪd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. having or showing self-control; composed; self-possessed.
[self-kuhl-erd, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈkʌl ərd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. of one color. 2. of the natural color.
[self-kuhl-erd, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈkʌl ərd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. of one color. 2. of the natural color. self-coloured adjective 1. having only a single and uniform colour: self-coloured flowers, a self-coloured dress 2. (of cloth, material, etc) having the natural or original colour retaining the colour of the thread before weaving
noun 1. the act or process of burning. 2. Chemistry. rapid oxidation accompanied by heat and, usually, light. chemical combination attended by production of heat and light. slow oxidation not accompanied by high temperature and light. 3. violent excitement; tumult. noun 1. the process of burning 2. any process in which a substance reacts with […]
[self-kuh-mand, -mahnd, self-] /ˈsɛlf kəˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. self-control. self-command noun 1. another term for self-control