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close-in

[klohs-in] /ˈkloʊsˌɪn/
adjective
1.
near, as to a common center; adjacent, especially to a city:
The city is enveloping its close-in suburbs.
2.
occurring or provided at close quarters:
Fighter planes provided daring close-in air support.
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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, experts say.
  • Most of the energy is wasted as close-in overkill in big bombs.
  • Stick on some radio beacons, take close-in pictures, and grab samples.

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