from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A photograph or a film or television shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
- n. An intimate view or description.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to things in near proximity or a situation involving nearness.
- n. A photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale, and occupies most or all of the frame.
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According to the AFP, the "genital triangle" collection is made up entirely of close-up snaps of nude women's groins, each with a natural mass of blond, brunette or red hair.
The coming year promises new looks at Mercury as the Messenger spacecraft enters its orbit, a close-up view of the asteroid Vesta and two total eclipses of the moon.
The close-up subject recoils yet appears to have submitted willingly to the bizarre experiment.
A close-up, blood-spattered view of Phinnaeus Bernard inside his Mercedes with its driver side door ajar glared like a spotlight at the courtroom.
“Ready five [a close-up of Carson Palmer breaking the offensive huddle],” said Fish.
Ready two [a close-up of Boss, reaching the sidelines, still carrying his touchdown catch].
Ready eight [close-up of the shell-shocked Chad Johnson].
Ready two [close-up of Boss, still carrying the ball, mobbed by joyful teammates in the end zone].
At some point, I know, they are going to want to come back to a close-up of him.
* On the field, a close-up of Bengals middle linebacker Dhani Jones pointing urgently to his teammates and shouting, positioning them for the snap;