closing (part of speech: verb)
- The latching of the door behind him ended the brief instant of revelation. - "A Man's Hearth", Eleanor M. Ingram.
- Then the man who was looking out of the window turned and came back into the room, latching the shutters and putting the curtains into place. - "Dawn of All", Robert Hugh Benson.
- " Either he's stepped out and the door's blowed open," muttered Mr. Shrimplin, " or he's in his back office and some customer went out without latching it." - "The Just and the Unjust", Vaughan Kester.