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closed shop and open shop

(Encyclopedia) closed shop and open shop. The term closed shop is used to signify an establishment employing only members of a labor union. The union shop, a closely allied term, indicates a company?

Close, Chuck

(Encyclopedia) Close, Chuck (Charles Thomas Close), 1940?, American painter, b. Monroe, Wash., grad. Univ. of Washington (B.A., 1962), Yale Univ. (B.F.A., 1963; M.F.A., 1964). After studying in?

Close, Glenn

(Encyclopedia) Close, Glenn, 1947?, American actress, b. Greenwich, Conn. She began her career in the theater, debuting on Broadway in Love for Love (1974), winning an Obie for the off-Broadway The?

Glenn Close

Glenn Close is the Tony- and Emmy-winning star of the television series Damages. A big-screen star since the 1980s, Glenn Close is best known for her portrayals of villains, from the crazed lover in?

Brewer's: Close Rolls

are mandates, letters, and writs of a private nature, addressed, in the Sovereign's name, to individuals and folded or closed and sealed on the outside with the Great Seal. Patent Rolls?

Glenn Close Biography

Glenn CloseactressBorn: 3/19/1947Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut Tony Award-winning stage and film actress who surprised many when she displayed a strong soprano in Broadway's Sunset Boulevard (?

Brewer's: Close as a Clam

A clam is a bivalve mollusca, which burrows in sand or mud. It is about the size of a florin, and may be eaten raw or fried like an oyster. Clams are gathered only when the tide is out.?

Brewer's: Goodluck's Close

(Norfolk). A corruption of Guthlac's Close, so called from a chapel founded by Allen, son of Godfrey de Swaffham, in the reign of Henry II., and dedicated to St. Guthlac. Source:?

Speed over a Closed Circuit

Speed (mph) Date Plane typePilot Place2,092.294 July 27, 1976 Lockheed SR-71A Maj. Adolphus H. Bledsoe, Jr. (USAF) Beale AFB, Calif.Speed over a Straight CourseAbsolute World RecordsAltitude?