English → English - gloss

Pronunciation
n. glossy finish; surface appearance (often deceptive or false); cosmetic which makes the lips shiny; explanatory note (in the margins of a text, etc.); commentary
v. add an explanatory note (in the margins of a text, etc.); comment; polish, add a shiny finish to; cover up, give a deceptively appealing appearance to

English → Spanish - gloss

Pronunciation
s. glosa, afijo, anotación al margen, apéndice, escolio; brillo, lustre, satinado
v. abrillantar, barnizar, dar brillo a, lustrar, satinar; embellecer; anotar, apostillar, glosar

English → French - gloss

Pronunciation
n. éclat, lustre; vernis; brillant (pour les lèvres); glose, note explicative; critique; commentaire
v. commenter, ajouter une note explicative, gloser; lustrer; vernir; polir; faire briller; catir

English → German - gloss

Pronunciation
n. Glanz; Lackfarbe; Worterklärung; Glosse, Kommentar, Fußnote
v. polieren, auf Hochglanz bringen; Glanzabzug machen (Fotografie); vertuschen; beschönigen

English → Indonesian - gloss

Pronunciation
n. kilau, permukaan yg halus, terjemahan, komentar, keterangan
v. menggosok mengkilap, menggosok, membubuhi catatan, membubuhi keterangan

English → Italian - gloss

Pronunciation
s. lucentezza, lucidezza; (fig) vernice, apparenza
v. lucidare, lustrare; mascherare, coprire, dissimulare

English → Polish - gloss

Pronunciation
n. połysk, lakiernictwo, blichtr, blask: fałszywy blask, glosa, przypisek, przypis, objaśnienie
v. upiększać, wymuskać, komentarz: zaopatrywać komentarzem, glosować, źle zinterpretować, upiększyć, wymuskiwać

English → Portuguese - gloss

Pronunciation
s. brilho; esplendor; esmalta; máscara; disfarce; observação; nota
v. brilhar; alisar; disfarçar; acrescentar notas extras

English → Romanian - gloss

Pronunciation
n. spoială {fig.}, strălucire, lustru, luciu, lucire, aparenţă înşelătoare, observaţie marginală, comentariu, explicaţie, glosă, interpretare răuvoitoare
v. lustrui, interpreta greşit, tălmăci

English → Russian - gloss

Pronunciation
с. блеск, лоск, глосса, заметка на полях, подстрочник, глоссарий, толкование
г. наводить глянец; снабжать комментарием, составлять глоссарий, превратно истолковывать

English → Turkish - gloss

Pronunciation
f. parlatmak, cilalamak, örtbas etmek, dipnot düşmek, açıklama yapmak, yorumlamak
i. cila, perdah, dış güzellik, yorum, açıklama, dipnot

English → Ukrainian - gloss

Pronunciation
n. лиск, зовнішність: обманлива зовнішність, глоса, тлумачення, глосарій, глянс, лоск, полиск
v. наводити лиск, лисніти, помітка: робити помітки, глосарій: складати глосарій, лощити

English → Dutch - gloss

Pronunciation
zn. glans; (schone) schijn; kanttekening; commentaar
ww. glanzen, een schone schijn geven, een glimp geven aan, vergoelijken, verbloemen; kanttekeningen maken bij, uitleggen

English → Greek - gloss

Pronunciation
ουσ. γυαλάδα, στιλπνότητα, λούστρο, σχόλιο
ρήμ. στιλβώ, ομαλύνω, σχολιάζω

English → Arabic - gloss

Pronunciation
‏لمعان، بريق، مظهر جذاب، تعليق، تحشية‏
‏صقل، علق، زود‏

English → Chinese - gloss

Pronunciation
(名) 光泽, 色泽; 虚饰, 假像#注解, 评注
(动) 上光; 掩盖; 使有光泽; 掩饰; 发光; 作注释; 在...上作注解

English → Chinese - gloss

Pronunciation
(名) 光澤, 色澤; 虛飾, 假像#注解, 評注
(動) 上光; 掩蓋; 使有光澤; 掩飾; 發光; 作注釋; 在...上作注解

English → Hindi - gloss

Pronunciation
n. ऊपरी चमक, चमकदार सतह, झूठा दिखावा, टीका, भाष्य, व्याख्या, बाह्य शोभा
v. चमकीला करना, चमकाना, व्याख्या करना

English → Japanese - gloss

Pronunciation
(動) 注釈を付ける; コメントを書く; つやを出す, …につやをつける; 覆う
(名) 艶出し; つや; 見せかけ(しばしば人をだますようなまたは偽りの); リップグロス; 注釈; 用語集

English → Korean - gloss

Pronunciation
명. 광택; 허식; 립글로스, 입술을 반짝이게 하는 화장품; 주해, 설명; 해설
동. 주석을 달다, 해설을 달다; 광택을 내다; 그럴듯하게 치장하다

English → Vietnamese - gloss

Pronunciation
n. lời chú thích, chú giải, sự giải thích, giảng nghĩa, cắt nghĩa, chú thích, dịch sát nghĩa, nước bóng
v. chú thích, chú giải, phê bình, chỉ trích

Definition of gloss

Pronunciation
Noun
1. An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading.
He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction.
2. The property of being smooth and shiny.
3. An explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text.
4. An alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field.
Verb
5. Give a deceptive explanation or excuse for.
6. Provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase.
7. Provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases.
8. Give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: glossing
Present: gloss (3.person: glosses)
Past: glossed
Future: will gloss
Present conditional: would gloss
Present Perfect: have glossed (3.person: has glossed)
Past Perfect: had glossed
Future Perfect: will have glossed
Past conditional: would have glossed
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