close-set

EnglishEdit

some close-set bacteria

Alternative formsEdit

  • close set

AdjectiveEdit

close-set (comparative more close-set, superlative most close-set)

  1. set close together
    • 1856 Catalogue of apodal fish: in the collection of the British Museum
      Fore half of the mandible armed by two rows of teeth ; the outer row consisting of 10 or 11 close-set low teeth, having compressed but not pointed tips
    • 2005 Marc Ponomareff - the House of the Dead
      Admittedly it consisted of only two pages of foolscap; but the lines, to my favor, were executed with a fine hand, resulting in close-set characters . . .
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