from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Based on or being a test of reading comprehension in which the test taker is asked to supply words that have been systematically deleted from a text.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of written examination technique in which candidates are required to provide words that have been omitted from sentences, thereby demonstrating their knowledge and comprehension of the text.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A simplified spelling of close.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. based on or being a test of reading skill using the cloze procedure
Next they complete a "cloze" (or fill-in-the-blank) activity with sentences about the picture which are then put into categories of their own.
Other mangling word games include the school fad of ‘cloze’, cutting out words in text.
Try ‘cloze’ with Shakespeare or a scientific journal or anything you dont know much about.
Instead, a priority is made to have teachers regularly give “performance-based assessments” where students have to construct their own responses by writing essays or taking a “cloze test” where participants are asked to replace missing words and demonstrate understanding of context and vocabulary.
May 19, 2010 at 9:02 am seben ate – cloze da gate!
Mai Timmy nummer 3 lernd haow 2 opin teh dore – nebber manijd 2 cloze it agane tho!
Mii brane froze and I could nawt type … sigh — oh wwellz I wuz cloze to nawt seccond … sorta, kinda
Ai lubs it wen mai kittehs lai on my dirtee cloze becus dey smehl so gud.
Nawt bery eggsitin but nawt bahd an cloze tew hoam
We be luzin many lubed wunz befur ar own libez cloze.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.