gloss

gloss
ɡlos
1. noun
(brightness or shininess on the surface: Her hair has a lovely gloss; (also adjective) gloss paint.) lustre, brillo

2. verb
(to make a glossary: The student glossed the difficult terms in order to understand the article.) glosar, comentar
- glossy
- glossiness
- gloss over

gloss
tr[glɒs]
noun
1 lustre nombre masculino, brillo
2 (explanation) glosa
3 figurative use oropel nombre masculino
transitive verb
1 (text) glosar, comentar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
gloss paint esmalte nombre masculino, pintura brillante
gloss ['glɔs, 'glɑs] vt
1) explain: glosar, explicar
2) polish: lustrar, pulir
3)
to gloss over : quitarle importancia a, minimizar
gloss n
1) shine: lustre m, brillo m
2) explanation: glosa f, explicación f breve
gloss
n.
(§ pl.: glosses) = barniz s.m.
brillo s.m.
escolio s.m.
glosa s.f.
lustre s.m.
prensado s.m.
viso s.m.
v.
glosar v.
lustrar v.
pulir v.
glɑːs, glɒs
noun
1)
a) u (shine) brillo m, lustre m

to take the gloss off something — quitarle la gracia a algo; (before n)

gloss finish — acabado m brillante

b) u gloss (paint) (pintura f al or de) esmalte m
c) (attractive appearance, semblance) (no pl) barniz m

to put a gloss on something — disimular algo

2) c (explanatory note) glosa f
Phrasal Verbs:

I [ɡlɒs]
1.
N (=note) glosa f
2.
VT glosar, comentar

II [ɡlɒs]
1. N
1) (=shine) brillo m , lustre m
2) (also: gloss paint) pintura f de esmalte
2.
VT lustrar, pulir
3.
CPD

gloss finish N(=paint) acabado m brillante; (on photo) brillo m satinado

gloss paper N — papel m satinado

* * *
[glɑːs, glɒs]
noun
1)
a) u (shine) brillo m, lustre m

to take the gloss off something — quitarle la gracia a algo; (before n)

gloss finish — acabado m brillante

b) u gloss (paint) (pintura f al or de) esmalte m
c) (attractive appearance, semblance) (no pl) barniz m

to put a gloss on something — disimular algo

2) c (explanatory note) glosa f
Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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