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1 gloss

An explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text.

synoniem: rubric.

Roget 937: vindication, justification, warrant; exoneration, exculpation; acquittal etc. 970; whitewashing.    extenuation; palliation, palliative; softening, mitigation.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 546: untruth, falsehood, lie, story, thing that is not, fib, bounce, crammer, taradiddle, whopper; jhuth.    forgery, fabrication, invention; ... meer laten zien

Roget 522: interpretation, definition; explanation, explication; solution, answer; rationale; plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation; meaning etc. 516.    translation; ... meer laten zien

Roget 420: light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil; sunbeam, moonbeam; aurora.    day; sunshine; light of day, light of heaven; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: glos
Pools: glosa

2 gloss

An alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field.

synoniem: glossary.

Nederlands: glos, glossarium, verklarende woordenlijst, woordenlijst
Pools: glosarium, glosariusz

3 gloss

The property of being smooth and shiny.

synoniemen: burnish, glossiness, polish.

Roget 845: beauty, the beautiful, to kalon [Gr.], le beau ideal.    [Science of the perception of beauty] aesthetics, callaesthetics.    [-beauty of people] pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, ... meer laten zien

Roget 255: smoothness etc. adj.; polish, gloss; lubricity, lubrication.    [smooth materials] down, velvet, velure, silk, satin; velveteen, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: glans, glos, glosse
Pools: połyskliwość

4 gloss

An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading:
— He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction.

synoniemen: color, colour, semblance.

Roget 617: pretext, pretense, pretension, plea; allegation, advocation; ostensible motive, ostensible ground, ostensible reason, phony reason; excuse etc. (vindication) 937; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: gelijkheid, masker, schijn
Pools: fasada, pozór


1 gloss

Give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing.

Nederlands: likken, polijsten, politoeren

2 gloss

Provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases.

synoniemen: annotate, comment.

3 gloss

Provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase.

4 gloss

Give a deceptive explanation or excuse for.

synoniemen: color, colour.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abuse of terms, acting, affectation, afterglow, air glow, alibi, allowance, amplification, analysis, annotate, annotation, apology, apparatus criticus, appearance, apply paint, attitudinizing, bedaub, bedizen, begild, belie ... meer laten zien.

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