close-set


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close-set

adj
(Anatomy) (esp of the eyes) positioned close together
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.close-set - set close together; "close-set eyes"; "close-set teeth"; "her eyes are close set"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
Translations

close-set

[ˈkləʊsˌset] ADJ [eyes] → muy juntos

close-set

[ˌkləʊsˈsɛt] adj (eyes) → ravvicinato/a

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.
References in classic literature ?
If, at the inception of the race, only Goro and the stars had looked down upon the contestants, such was not the case at its finish, since from an embrasure near the summit of the wall two close-set black eyes peered down upon the two.
Down to the ground he came in the utter blackness of the close-set boles and the overhanging verdure of the jungle.
His small, blue, close-set eyes never met hers squarely.