closeness

closeness
index affection, affinity (regard), coalescence, consortium (marriage companionship), density, identity (similarity), kinship, marriage (intimate relationship), propinquity (proximity), rapport, relation (connection), resemblance, semblance

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  • Closeness — Close ness, n. The state of being close. [1913 Webster] Half stifled by the closeness of the room. Swift. [1913 Webster] We rise not against the piercing judgment of Augustus, nor the extreme caution or closeness of Tiberius. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Closeness — In mathematics, closeness defines what close means in a mathematical sense In graph theory, closeness is the shortest path between one vertex and another vertex. In social psychology, closeness is the personal distance between two people. The IOS …   Wikipedia

  • closeness — n. closeness to * * * [ kləʊsnɪs] closeness to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • closeness — noun 1. a feeling of being intimate and belonging together their closeness grew as the night wore on • Syn: ↑intimacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑close • Hypernyms: ↑belonging • …   Useful english dictionary

  • closeness — tvankumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Tvyrantis karštas ir drėgnas oras. atitikmenys: angl. closeness; stuffiness; sultriness; swelter vok. Schwüle, f rus. духота, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • closeness — Ⅰ. close [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) only a short distance away or apart in space or time. 2) (of a connection or resemblance) strong. 3) denoting someone who is part of a person s immediate family. 4) (of a relationship or the people conducting it) very… …   English terms dictionary

  • Closeness (mathematics) — In topology and related areas in mathematics closeness is one of the basic concepts in a topological space. Intuitively we say two sets are close if they are arbitrarily near to each other. The concept can be defined naturally in a metric space… …   Wikipedia

  • closeness — noun see close IV …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • closeness — See closely. * * * …   Universalium

  • closeness — noun /kləʊsnəs/ a) The state of being physically close b) The state of being friends Syn: proximity, nearness, intimacy …   Wiktionary

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