closing off

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Noun1.closing off - the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
quarantine - isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease
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closing off streets,'' said Glendale resident Steve Hedricks, referring to Caruso's planned closure of Harvard and Orange streets.
The stent differs from ovarian vein embolization, a procedure that involves closing off smaller vessels that are dilated.
JERUSALEM, February 13, 2013 (WAFA) -- Israeli police Wednesday continued the closing off of the northern Jerusalem neighborhoods, which began late last night, paralyzing life in those areas, according to a Fatah member.
The residents have said they would continue their demonstrations with a possible indefinite closing off of the factories unless their demands for the government to shut them down and move them to an industrial area are met.
When St Mary Street was open to traffic, closing off Westgate Street was OK, but as St Mary Street is now pedestrianised and the only way to get to the other side of the city is down Westgate Street, to shut it when there is a game on can't be right.
The council is considering closing off access to the major city centre street from Crosshall Street by the side of the flyover, which would allow for a pedestrian area near the Dale Street magistrates court.
Not to be outdone, SmokeFree Wisconsin began warning that after five minutes of exposure, "your body starts closing off arteries.
The legendary gallcrist Konrad Fischer, a champion of Conceptual and Minimalist art on both sides of the Atlantic, created his first gallery space in 1967 by closing off a courtyard passageway in the Neubruckstrasse in Dusseldorf.
Fifty officers, helped by police dogs and a helicopter, searched on Wednesday afternoon for the robber, closing off streets from Pacific Avenue to Central Avenue, and from the 134 Freeway to Milford Street.
Closing off your right nostril using your right thumb, exhale and inhale once through your left nostril.
The other Republicans voting against closing off debate were Sens.