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at hand

1. Nearby; physically within one's reach. Your mother will need you close at hand to help as she makes Thanksgiving dinner. I always keep a glass of water at hand when I sleep, because I hate waking up thirsty.
2. Currently in need of addressing. I know you all want to chat, but we need to focus on the matter at hand—planning next week's assembly. Stop dabbling in other projects and focus on the task at hand.
3. Impending or imminent. After months of planning, I'm thrilled that the event is finally at hand!
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close

/shut the door on
To refuse to allow for the possibility of: The secretary of state closed the door on future negotiations.
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By (ii) and (iii), we have that S = DC [subset or equal to] C*C, which implies that S is closable.
The Millennium Stadium avoids climatic crassness by being the first one in the UK to have a roof that can be completely closable over the pitch.
liquid or semi-liquid blood and items dripping with blood) should be placed in closable and labeled or color-coded containers and delivered to an appropriate disposal site.
Ideally it is clean, dry, air-tight, grease proof and firmly closable.
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The Colorado Department of Revenue, the first governing body to work through the hard issues surrounding the safe distribution of MMJ, has well-defined regulations that specifies child-resistant packaging needs to be, “(a) designed or constructed to be significantly difficult for children under five years of age to open… (b) opaque so that the product cannot be seen through the outside packaging; (c) closable for any product intended for more than a single use or containing multiple servings, and (d) labeled properly as required by the R 1000 series.
These can be built adjacent to but physically separated from the mainline tunnel except for closable doors or supplied positive mechanical ventilation.
50 x 60cm grilling area, a side burner and a closable lid with temperature gauge.
not closable for reasons I think are obvious to anyone with a rudimentary understanding of statistics or disability.