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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Composed by Azaan Sami Khan, In Dinon shows Mahira and Bilal in dramatically intimate close-ups as they sing about everlasting love and faith they have in each other's dreams .
The only minor quibble is that some of the close-ups of Scout make her appear older than she is meant to be (5--8) and Mayella does not resemble Lee's description of 'a thick bodied girl accustomed to strenuous labour.' That said, Fordham's lovingly crafted adaptation has transformed Harper's 100,000-word novel into a visual treat and would be an asset to any book shelf.
Carlos Carvalho, who helped shoot the hit ITV drama starring Stephen Tompkinson, died after filming close-ups of the wild animal at a South African game farm.
But the BBC yesterday insisted the only other iguana featured was in "pick-up shots", such as close-ups.
Will the numpties who are responsible for the screening of these close-ups realise that the vast majority of the older generation take exception to the way they are depicted on TV.
The 28-year-old, who has dedicated years to looking like a real-life doll, has shared pictures of herself, including underwear shots and close-ups where she shows off her natural beauty and her incredibly thin figure, the Daily star reported.
And in TV terms at least it will be a very different affair from the coronation 60 years ago when the Abbey had to be renovated to hold in excess of 8,000 guests - more than four times its usual capacity - and the BBC was sternly warned "No close-ups".
The charity's Young Photographer Awards welcomes all kinds of pictures from portraits of family pets to imaginative photos of wildlife and even close-ups of insects in a mix of categories.
The app shows close-ups of the different types of germs that cause common food borne illnesses and offers facts and tips on hand-washing techniques and food borne illness prevention.
-- Today's Optical has rolled out an innovative merchandising program called Close-ups that lets consumers select sunglasses based on the shape of their face.
Bin the close-ups I hope the King George is not going to be ruined by ridiculous close-ups.