Definisi 'gloss'
English to English
noun
1 an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
source: wordnet30
2 an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
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3 the property of being smooth and shiny
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4 an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
Example:
• he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity
• he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction
• the situation soon took on a different color
source: wordnet30
5 Brightness or luster of a body proceeding from a smooth surface; polish; as, the gloss of silk; cloth is calendered to give it a gloss.
source: webster1913
6 A foreign, archaic, technical, or other uncommon word requiring explanation.
source: webster1913
verb
7 give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
source: wordnet30
8 provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
Example:
• He annotated on what his teacher had written
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9 provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
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10 give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
Example:
• color a lie
source: wordnet30
11 To give a superficial luster or gloss to; to make smooth and shining; as, to gloss cloth.
source: webster1913
12 To render clear and evident by comments; to illustrate; to explain; to annotate.
source: webster1913
13 To make comments; to comment; to explain.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
burnish, glossiness, polish, gloss over, hush up, sleek over, whitewash, color, colour, shine, smooth, rub, appearance, visual aspect, smoothness, effulgence, radiance, wordbook, color of law, colour of law, simulacrum, face value, guise, french polish,

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