Pronunciation: (klōs'up"),[key] —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.
—adj. 1. of or resembling a closeup.
2. intimate or detailed; close-in.