Definitions for "Gloss"
Keywords:  sheen, shiny, shine, luster, specular
Brightness or luster of a body proceeding from a smooth surface; polish; as, the gloss of silk; cloth is calendered to give it a gloss.
To give a superficial luster or gloss to; to make smooth and shining; as, to gloss cloth.
A shiny coating applied to a printed piece.
Gloss: annotations for the amplification of java code. "We cannot move forward until our tools and abstractions allow us to gloss over the details that are not the primary concern of our enterprise."
A specious appearance; superficial quality or show.
A foreign, archaic, technical, or other uncommon word requiring explanation.
Keywords:  gloriosa, versicolor
gloriosa glossina Glossopsitta
gloriosa glossiness Glossopsitta versicolor
A brief label for a single meaning or sense of a linguistic form.
The definition of a Bliss-word in another language, for example, English.
Each synset contains gloss consisting of a definition and optionally example sentences.
an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
Gloss is Xiang Po, a fictional character who appeared in DC Comics's series New Guardians, and currently makes appearances in Green Lantern.
Gloss was a television series in New Zealand about a fictional publishing empire run by the Redfern family.
"G"enerally "L"oquacious "O"verly "S"implistic marketing "S"peak, is a term used often in conjunction with COTS, commercial-off-the-shelf software. Loquacious is defined by as "adj: full of trivial conversation". It usually refers to extravagant claims found on vendors' web sites that promise their software will be capable of supporting many features and standards that other commercial packages do not.
Acronym for the Global Sea Level Observing System, an IOC-coordinated project for the establishment of a strategic gloval core network of about 300 tide gauges around the world for long term climate change and oceanographic sea level monitoring. These gauges are spaced about 1000 km apart along coastlines and on oceanic islands and provide hourly-resolution standardized sea level data. See the GLOSS Web page.
Global Sea Level Observing Systems
Abbreviation for Global Level of the Sea Surface.
Keywords:  sly, insinuations, remarks
To make sly remarks, or insinuations.
Any textual trope which is complementary to the cantus. Usually preplanned, glosses are recited by the discantus.
Keywords:  excuse, lie, color
gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
a total system of perception and language