near, as to a common center; adjacent, especially to a city: The city is enveloping its close-in suburbs.
occurring or provided at close quarters: Fighter planes provided daring close-in air support. Unabridged
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The city's downtown and its old, close-in neighborhoods are easily navigable
  and mostly within walking distance of each other.
And not a single close-in planet has a more distant companion.
Such close-in vaults would be convenient, but could pose an earthquake risk,
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Most of the energy is wasted as close-in overkill in big bombs.
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