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Synonyms for gloss

a radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface

to give a gleaming luster to, usually through friction

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

gloss over: to conceal or make light of a fault or offense

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an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text

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an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge

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provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases

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provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase

give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

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With regard to foreign language teaching, glossing is a pedagogical procedure that is often practised by authors or editors of teaching materials, particularly those designed or selected for learners on lower levels of proficiency, with the explicit purpose of helping learners to comprehend the text and to learn foreign vocabulary.
The major pedagogical value of glossing is seen in the fact that it draws learners' attention to new or difficult words/items and facilitates comprehension of authentic texts used in the classroom.
Use of narrow particle size ultra-fine ground carbonate to improve glossing
Glossing the text of a play by Shakespeare is no easy matter, given the rich wordplay and nuances of his language, and editors will differ in their emphases.
This new "fine platy pigment" is a unique new kaolin that provides synergy with carbonates, combining the benefits of platy clays and fine glossing clays.
The hollow sphere configuration and particle size distribution of Dow's new plastic pigment/binder combination contributes to even easier glossing performance and a smoother coated sheet.