Definition of Law of closure

1. Noun. A Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Law Of Closure

law and order
law clerk
law degree
law enforcement
law enforcement agency
law firm
law merchant
law of Archimedes
law of Hobson-Jobson
law of action and reaction
law of areas
law of average localization
law of averages
law of biogenesis
law of chemical equilibrium
law of closure (current term)
law of common fate
law of conservation of energy
law of conservation of matter
law of constant numbers in ovulation
law of constant proportion
law of contiguity
law of continuation
law of contrary innervation
law of cosines
law of definite proportions
law of denervation
law of diminishing marginal utility
law of diminishing returns

Literary usage of Law of closure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Conflict of Laws; Or, Private International Law by Francis Wharton (1906)
"... the court that state; and good and sufficient held that an ordinary decree of fore- conveyances according to the law of closure of a mortgage directing ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society by American Mathematical Society (1913)
"8), ho will find as the first property of the product aXb that the product is of the same class as the factors (law of closure), and for another property ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1908)
"into the fistula, thus defeating the normal law of closure of stenosis after granulation. Fistula in ano often persists for many years with little annoyance ..."

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