Definition of close-set in English:

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Pronunciation: /kləʊsˈsɛt/


(Of two or more things) having little space in between: a large man with close-set eyes
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  • This pleasing prodigality would be easier to browse if the columns of text were not so close-set.
  • He looks at you with close-set yellow eyes without knowing what happened.
  • The emergence of primates, with their close-set eyes and stereoscopic vision, coincided with the appearance of flowering plants and the new host of insects that fed on them.

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