gloss gloss  /ɡ ˈlɔs/


  1. (n) an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
  2. (n) an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
  3. (n) the property of being smooth and shiny
  4. (n) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
  5. (v) give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
  6. (v) provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
  7. (v) provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
  8. (v) give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

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  1. Make it high gloss: A little hair tease and tooth picking will hardly get noticed when done in the shiny gleam of that black gloss finish.
  2. The gloss optimizer is designed to eradicate that holographic look inkjet prints often end up with.
  3. The longlasting gloss stays put even throughout carnival.


  1. Phil Mickelson's can't escape U.S. Open heartbreak

    Mickelson, who entered the final round with a 1-shot lead, did not gloss over the dejection he felt after shooting a 4-over 74 and losing to Rose by 2 strokes.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. A Lip Gloss Lover's Dream: Bite Beauty's 15-Piece Lippie Library

    (Photo by Lindsay Schallon/StyleBistro) Nope, you didn't just die and go to lip gloss heaven—but seriously, does that exist? Because we want to totally want to go there, you know, one day —this, before your eyes, is indeed a beautifully packaged collector's case of Bite Beauty 's best-selling lip gloss shades over the past 15 years. Yes, 15 super-pigmented, non-sticky, 99-percent natural-made ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Lip Gloss Obsession of the Day: Lancome's Gloss in Love in 'Violette Paillette'

    (Danica Lo / StyleBistro) Lancome's Gloss in Love in 'Violette Paillette' If you're a beauty junkie and you think of Lancome, three of the brand's most iconic product categories probable instantly come to mind: Lancome mascara, Lancome skin serum, and Lancome lip gloss. Now, if you're a fan of Lancome's iconic lip gloss—hello Juicy Tubes addicts, I'm talking to you—pay attention, because the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

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  1. "I do not wish to gloss over our differences, as they are very real," Hensarling said. "But the truth is that tepid support or indifference for Senator McCain is support for Senator Clinton or Senator Obama."
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Jeb Hensarling Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The House should not gloss over an incident of this magnitude," Rep. Doc Hastings said on the House floor. "It's a serious constitutional violation."
    on May 22, 2008 By: Doc Hastings Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "Mopar '10 has a wicked, sinister appearance that will turn heads," Ralph Gilles, head of the Dodge brand, said in a webcast Wednesday. "It has 20-inch forged heritage gloss-black wheels, black-chromed grille surround and a functional, vented...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Ralph Gilles Source: Calgary Herald

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