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English definition of “gloss”

gloss

noun
 
 
/ɡlɒs/
PAINT [U] paint that creates a shiny surfacePaints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
SHINE [U] shine on a surfaceEmitting and casting light
EXPLANATION [C] a short explanation of a word or phrase in a textDefining and explaining
(Definition of gloss noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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