English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gloss

Gloss :
- glanshomself deur glansglossenmagazinesglossily

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

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(1) Paint plain wood frames in a color that complements your furniture and accessories, and spray with a clear acrylic gloss for a shiny finish.(2) She was sure it was real from the incredible sparkle and gloss of the gem.(3) Its complex interrelatedness means that each short work helps gloss the others.(4) It is in the scalp that natural oils are manufactured and distributed throughout your hair to give it shine and gloss .(5) Read in the context of Carpaccio's Hunting on the lagoon and the Two Venetian ladies, Parabosco's text seems to provide the perfect gloss to the material and psychological issues the painting presents.(6) A gloss finish prevents dirt from becoming embedded in paint.(7) He abandons metaphor in order to gloss the Biblical texts that were foundational to Jewish and Christian marital law.(8) These natural phenomena lend some sheen and gloss to the lake, which otherwise looks sick and forlorn now.(9) These are followed by his gloss , the modern form in phonetics, and in some cases comments.(10) The finish, whether gloss or satin, is usually a personal preference.(11) The entire process takes about a week and is completed by giving the candied chestnuts a final coating of sugar syrup which dries to a smooth clear gloss .(12) beneath the gloss of success was a tragic private life(13) a gloss finish(14) Just for something to do, she had volunteered to help with the job of adding a touch of colour to drab shells and a coat of clear varnish to add a gloss to porous surfaces, and the packing.(15) But why then did he not simply gloss the word ÔÇÿnecessityÔÇÖ with ÔÇÿchronosÔÇÖ?(16) However, the legislation does still retain a superficial gloss to tempt the consumer/voter.
Related Words
(1) lip gloss ::
1. shine ::
2. facade ::
3. explanation ::
4. glossary ::
5. polish ::
6. color ::
7. rubric ::
8. make glossy ::
maak blink
9. conceal ::
10. explain ::
11. color ::
12. comment ::
Different Forms
gloss, glossed, glosses, glossies, glossily, glossing, glossy
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