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glosses, plural;
  1. Provide an explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase for (a text, word, etc.)

  2. Write or make comments, esp. unfavorable ones, about (something)
    • - those laws, which they assumed the liberty of interpreting and glossing upon
  1. A translation or explanation of a word or phrase

  2. An explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase
    • - the chapter acts as a helpful gloss on Pynchon's general method

  1. an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
  2. give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
  3. glossary: an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
  4. provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases; "He annotated on what his teacher had written"
  5. provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
  6. polish: the property of being smooth and shiny
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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. ...
  10. Paint and other finishes come in a variety of finish gloss levels, which correspond to different levels of specular reflection.
  11. 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.
  12. 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
  13. (glossed) Having a gloss
  14. (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.
  15. A paint or enamel that contains a relatively low proportion of pigment and dries to a sheen or luster.
  16. 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° .
  17. Consider the light reflecting on various objects in the printing industry (e.g., paper, ink, laminates, UV coating, varnish).
  18. The degree to which a painted surface possesses the property of reflecting light in a mirror-like manner.
  19. A shiny look reflecting light.
  20. 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.
  21. Brightness or luster of a plastic resulting from a smooth surface.
  22. A combination of visual perceptions which promote the appearance of wetness. Terms used when describing gloss include:
  23. The shine or luster of the surface of a material.
  24. A hardwearing, high sheen paint, mainly used as a top coat on woodwork.
  25. A type of oil-based paint that dries to a high sheen.