Provide an explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase for (a text, word, etc.)
Write or make comments, esp. unfavorable ones, about (something)
those laws, which they assumed the liberty of interpreting and glossing upon
A translation or explanation of a word or phrase
An explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase
the chapter acts as a helpful gloss on Pynchon's general method
an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
glossary: an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases; "He annotated on what his teacher had written"
provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
polish: the property of being smooth and shiny
A gloss (from glossa, from γλῶσσα glóssa "tongue") is a brief notation of the meaning of a word or wording in a text. It may be in the language of the text, or in the reader's language if that is different.
Gloss is a fictional superhero published by DC Comics. She first appeared in Millennium #2 (January 1988), and was created by Steve Engelhart and Joe Staton.
Gloss is an optical property, which is based on the interaction of light with physical characteristics of a surface. It is actually the ability of a surface to reflect light into the specular direction. ...
Paint and other finishes come in a variety of finish gloss levels, which correspond to different levels of specular reflection.
Gloss was a television drama series in New Zealand that screened from 1987-1990. The series was about a fictional publishing empire run by the Redfern family.
A surface shine or luster/lustre; A superficially or deceptively attractive appearance; To give a gloss or sheen to; To make (something) attractive by deception; To become shiny
(glossed) Having a gloss
(Glossing (in hair coloring)) A conditioning shine and color treatment, usually with an acid ph level, which forces the hair cuticle closed, creating more shine.
A paint or enamel that contains a relatively low proportion of pigment and dries to a sheen or luster.
The amount of light reflected off the finish surface. High gloss is rated 80-90°. Semi gloss is rated 50-75° . Satin is rated 30-45° . Rubbed effect is rated 20-25°. Flat sheen is rated 5-15° .
Consider the light reflecting on various objects in the printing industry (e.g., paper, ink, laminates, UV coating, varnish).
The degree to which a painted surface possesses the property of reflecting light in a mirror-like manner.
A shiny look reflecting light.
Subjective term used to describe the relative amount and nature of mirror-like (specular) reflection. Different types of gloss are frequently arbitrarily differentiated, such as sheen, distinctness-of-image gloss, etc.
Brightness or luster of a plastic resulting from a smooth surface.
A combination of visual perceptions which promote the appearance of wetness. Terms used when describing gloss include:
The shine or luster of the surface of a material.
A hardwearing, high sheen paint, mainly used as a top coat on woodwork.
A type of oil-based paint that dries to a high sheen.