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.
Generic synonyms: Gestalt Law Of Organization, Gestalt Principle Of Organization
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Literary usage of Law of closure
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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 ..."