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To move people closer together

The crowd closed up and I couldn't get through to the train.

To heal a cut or other wound

With stitches, the cut should close up in a week to ten days.

To shut a building or a business for a period of time

The car factory has closed up for the August holidays.

a proof correction mark to reduce the amount of space between characters or words indicated as (')
A larger-than-normal image that is formed on a negative by focusing the subject closer than normal to the lens with the use of supplementary lenses, extension tubes or bellows
Remove word or line spacing
{f} shut, lock; reduce profits
If an opening, gap, or something hollow closes up, or if you close it up, it becomes closed or covered. Don't use cold water as it shocks the blood vessels into closing up
very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed
refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
A flag hoisted to the top of a flagpole Also see at the dip
block passage through; "obstruct the path"
{i} photo taken from a close distance
If someone closes up a building, they shut it completely and securely, often because they are going away. Just close up the shop The summer house had been closed up all year. = shut up, lock up
very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"
The camera is placed close to an object or person so that our attention is focusede on a particular detail These may serve as an in-point to a new scene, depicting a new fact or location in the story Close ups of a person have a number of different functions
A mark used to indicate closing space between characters or words Usually used in proofing stages
A photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale, and occupies most or all of the frame
closeup
A video or film recording made with the camera positioned close to an actor, often so that only the head or face is visible

All right, Mr DeMille, I'm ready for my closeup.

To close up
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close-up
A camera shot which specifies that the main subject takes up a significant portion of the panel Usually, a Close-up in of a character's face -- the frame will likely contain only the head and shoulders of the character In film, this is a relatively common shot, but it isn't as common in comics because it doesn't allow a lot of room for dialogue balloons and captions See Angle for a full list of camera angles covered in this glossary
close-up
To button-up, stitch or dry-in multiple sections of a manufactured home at its final placement location (As a noun, "close-up" also means the temporary covering, usually consisting of plastic and boards, of the open sides of multi-section homes which protect them during transportation and storage )
close-up
Camera term for tight shot of shoulders and face
close-up
This icon, a flower, lets you know that the close-up option of the Infinity Focus/Close Up Button has been selected and is ready to be used This option will allow you to take close-up pictures of subjects like flowers and things (SEE INFINITY FOCUS/CLOSE UP BUTTON ABOVE)
close-up
A framing in which the scale of the object shown is relatively large Most commonly, a close-up shows a person's head from the neck up, or a medium-size object
close-up
big enough to show detail; if of face from just above head to just below base of neck
close-up
A framing in which the scale of the object shown is relatively large; most commonly a person’s head seen from the neck up, or an object of a comparable size that fills most of the screen
close-up
Generally, a picture of a subject that fills the frame, usually with the subject looking particularly close to the camera A CLOSE-UP image is photographed closer than one would normally expect, and usually fills the frame
close-up
A close-up is a photograph or a picture in a film that shows a lot of detail because it is taken very near to the subject. a close-up of Harvey's face. If you see something in close-up, you see it in great detail in a photograph or piece of film which has been taken very near to the subject. Hughes stared up at him in close-up from the photograph. a photograph or part of a film in which the camera seems to have been very close to the picture it took close-up of
close-up
A larger-than-normal image that is formed on a negative by focusing the subject closer than normal to the lens with the use of supplementary lenses, extension tubes, or bellows
close-up
TOP The general term for pictures taken at relatively close distances, from 1/10 life-size (1: 10) to life-size (1: 1)
close-up
Generally, a picture of a subject that fills the frame, usually with the subject looking particularly close to the camera
close-up
a shot taken from a close distance in which the scale of the object viewed is relatively large; for example, a person's head from the shoulders up which fills the entire frame is a typical close-up shot
close-up
Any photograph made from a distance that is generally closer than our normal viewing distance Close-up pictures are often startling in the detail they reveal
close-up
A picture taken with the subject close to the camera-usually less than two or three feet away, but it can be as close as a few inches
close-up
A picture taken with the subject close to the camera--usually less than two or three feet away, but it can be as close as a few inches
closeup
a photograph taken at close range
closeup
{i} photograph taken at close range
close up

    Turkish pronunciation

    klōs ʌp

    Pronunciation

    /ˈklōs ˈəp/ /ˈkloʊs ˈʌp/

    Etymology

    [ 'klOz ] (verb.) 13th century. Middle English, from Old French clos-, stem of clore, from Latin claudere to shut, close; perhaps akin to Greek kleiein to close; more at CLAVICLE.

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