/klohs"up'/, n.
1. a photograph taken at close range or with a long focal-length lens, on a relatively large scale.
2. Also called close shot. Motion Pictures, Television. a camera shot taken at a very short distance from the subject, to permit a close and detailed view of an object or action. Cf. long shot (def. 3), medium shot.
3. an intimate view or presentation of anything.
4. of or resembling a closeup.
5. intimate or detailed; close-in.
[1910-15, Amer.; n. use of adverbial phrase close up]

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