As nouns the difference between enclosure and closure
is that enclosure
is something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package while closure
is an event or occurrence that signifies an ending.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(countable) Something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package.
(uncountable) The act of enclosing, i.e. the insertion or inclusion of an item in a letter or package.
- There was an enclosure with the letter — a photo.
(countable) An area, domain, or amount of something partially or entirely enclosed by barriers.
- ''The enclosure of a photo with your letter is appreciated.
- He faced punishment for creating the fenced enclosure in a public park.
- The glass enclosure holds the mercury vapor.
(uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
- The winning horse was first into the unsaddling enclosure .
- The enclosure of public land is against the law.
- The experiment requires the enclosure of mercury vapor in a glass tube.
(uncountable, British History) The post-feudal process of subdivision of common lands for individual ownership.
- At first, untrained horses resist enclosure .
The area of a convent, monastery, etc where access is restricted to community members.
- Strip-farming disappeared after enclosure .
* For more on the spelling of this word, see (m).
An event or occurrence that signifies an ending.
A feeling of completeness; the experience of an emotional conclusion, usually to a difficult period.
A device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing.
(computer science) 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.
(mathematics) The smallest set that both includes a given subset and possesses some given property.
(topology, of a set) The smallest closed set which contains the given set.
The act of shutting; a closing.
That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.
* Alexander Pope
- the closure of a door, or of a chink
(obsolete) That which encloses or confines; an enclosure.
- Without a seal, wafer, or any closure whatever.
A method of ending a parliamentary debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body.
- O thou bloody prison / Within the guilty closure of thy walls / Richard the Second here was hacked to death.
* (device) clasp, hasp, latch, hook and eye
* (computer science) thunk