close-up

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close-up

(klōs′ŭp′)
n.
1. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
2. An intimate view or description.

close′-up′ adj. & adv.

close-up

(ˈkləʊsˌʌp)
n
1. (Photography) a photograph or film or television shot taken at close range
2. a detailed or intimate view or examination: a close-up of modern society.

close-up

A technique of holding the camera near the subject and taking the picture at close range.
Translations

close-up

[ˈkləʊsʌp]
A. Nprimer plano m
in close-upen primer plano
B. CPD close-up lens Nteleobjetivo m

close-up

nNahaufnahme f; in close-upin Nahaufnahme; (of face)in Großaufnahme
attr shot, viewNah-; lensfür Nahaufnahmen

close-up

[ˈkləʊsˌʌp] nprimo piano
in close-up → in primo piano

close1

(kləus) adverb
1. near in time, place etc. He stood close to his mother; Follow close behind.
2. tightly; neatly. a close-fitting dress.
adjective
1. near in relationship. a close friend.
2. having a narrow difference between winner and loser. a close contest; The result was close.
3. thorough. a close examination of the facts; Keep a close watch on him.
4. tight. a close fit.
5. without fresh air. a close atmosphere; The weather was close and thundery.
6. mean. He's very close (with his money).
7. secretive. They're keeping very close about the business.
ˈclosely adverb
Look closely at him; She resembles her father closely.
ˈcloseness noun
close call/shave
a narrow (often lucky) escape. That was a close shave – that car nearly ran you over.
ˌclose-ˈset adjective
(of eyes etc) positioned very near each other.
ˈclose-up noun
a photograph or film taken near the subject and thus big in scale. The close-up of the model showed her beautiful skin.
close at hand
nearby; not far off. My mother lives close at hand.
close on
almost; nearly. She's close on sixty.
close to
1. near in time, place, relationship etc. close to 3 o'clock; close to the hospital; close to his mother.
2. almost; nearly. close to fifty years of age.