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Definition of close-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

close-up

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkləʊs ʌp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkloʊs ʌp//
 
[countable, uncountable] Making films
 
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a photograph, or picture in a film/movie, taken very close to somebody/something so that it shows a lot of detail a close-up of a human eye It was strange to see her own face in close-up on the screen. close-up pictures of the planet The slide gave close-up detail of petal formation. The wound was photographed in extreme close-up. See related entries: Making films
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: close-up