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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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