cloze

[klohz]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or being a procedure used to measure comprehension or text difficulty, in which a person is called upon to supply elements that have been systematically deleted from a text.
noun
2.
a cloze procedure or test.

Origin:
1953; back formation from closure (def 10), respelling to make it distinct from close

close, cloth, clothe, clothes, cloze (see synonym study at close).
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cloze
1953, in psychological writing, abstracted from closure.
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Example sentences
Sample forms are provided to demonstrate the use of the cloze technique and observational techniques.
The test uses two distinct item formats: true-false items and modified cloze items with two options.
The test is a modified version of the cloze procedure.
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