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Significado de “gloss” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "gloss" - Diccionario Inglés

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glossnoun

uk   /ɡlɒs/  us   /ɡlɑːs/
  • gloss noun (APPEARANCE)

[S or U] a ​smooth, ​shinyappearance on the ​surface of something: Marble can be ​polished to a high gloss. This ​varnishprovides a ​long-lasting and ​hard-wearing gloss finish. [U] paint that ​produces a ​smooth, ​shinyappearance on a ​surface: We'll need a ​litre of gloss (paint) to ​cover the ​woodwork. All the ​shades are ​available in ​matt or gloss.
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[U] a ​substance used to make ​yourlips, ​hair, or ​skinappearshiny: lip gloss
  • gloss noun (EXPLANATION)

[C] an ​explanation for a word or phrase: Difficult ​expressions are ​explained in the glosses at the ​bottom of the ​page.

glossverb [T]

uk   /ɡlɒs/  us   /ɡlɑːs/
to ​provide an ​explanation for a word or phrase: In the ​schooledition of the ​book, the ​older and more ​rare words have been glossed.
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(Definition of gloss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "gloss" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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glossnoun

 us   /ɡlɑs, ɡlɔs/
  • gloss noun (SHINE)

[U] a ​smoothshine on the ​surface of something: The ​floor was ​waxed and ​buffed to a high gloss.
  • gloss noun (EXPLANATION)

[C] an ​explanation of a word or phrase in a ​text
gloss
verb [T]  us   /ɡlɑs, ɡlɔs/
Special ​senses of words are ​glossed in this ​dictionary.
(Definition of gloss from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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