Definition: brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
Definition: brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
Sentences Containing 'gloss'
Whatever gloss the various spectators put upon the interest, according to their several arts and powers of self deceit, the interest was, at the root of it, Ogreish.
``Very good, father in law,''said Cavalcanti, yielding to his low born nature, which would escape sometimes through the aristocratic gloss with which he sought to conceal it.
He spends the whole day in settling whether Homer expressed himself correctly or not in such and such a line of the Iliad, whether Martial was indecent or not in such and such an epigram, whether such and such lines of Virgil are to be understood in this way or in that; in short, all his talk is of the works of these poets, and those of Horace, Perseus, Juvenal, and Tibullus; for of the moderns in our own language he makes no great account; but with all his seeming indifference to Spanish poetry, just now his thoughts are absorbed in making a gloss on four lines that have been sent him from Salamanca, which I suspect are for some poetical tournament."
If it be some gloss, I know something about glosses, and I should like to hear them; and if they are for a poetical tournament, contrive to carry off the second prize; for the first always goes by favour or personal standing, the second by simple justice; and so the third comes to be the second, and the first, reckoning in this way, will be third, in the same way as licentiate degrees are conferred at the universities; but, for all that, the title of first is a great distinction."
He carried a sword over his shoulder, and slung on it a budget or bundle of his clothes apparently, probably his breeches or pantaloons, and his cloak and a shirt or two; for he had on a short jacket of velvet with a gloss like satin on it in places, and had his shirt out; his stockings were of silk, and his shoes square-toed as they wear them at court.
I could see that she was pretty, and from the gloss with which the light shone upon her dark dress I knew that it was a rich material.
The line originally used in the fishery was of the best hemp, slightly vapoured with tar, not impregnated with it, as in the case of ordinary ropes; for while tar, as ordinarily used, makes the hemp more pliable to the rope-maker, and also renders the rope itself more convenient to the sailor for common ship use; yet, not only would the ordinary quantity too much stiffen the whale-line for the close coiling to which it must be subjected; but as most seamen are beginning to learn, tar in general by no means adds to the rope's durability or strength, however much it may give it compactness and gloss.
It may be, however, that Zeus was actually deceived and Hesiod was putting a pious gloss on the story.
The hindwings are white with a silky gloss and a greyish suffusion towards the costa and apex.
The hindwings are pale yellowish brown with a shining gloss.
Papiensis is the author of a "Summa" on his own compilation, which he wrote while Bishop of Faenza; it was edited by Laspeyres, as were also other works of the same author: "Summa de matrimonio", "Summa de electione", "Casus decretalium", and a gloss on his "Breviarium extravagantium" ("Bernardi Papiensis Summa decretalium", 1861).
It includes Firespark Metallic red body with GTI stripes, high-gloss black 19-inch alloy spoke wheels, smoked LED taillight, lowered sport chassis, new sport exhaust. Interior includes aluminum tread plates, brushed aluminum trim and glossy black painted frames around the air vents, red borders floor mats, sport seats with outer black nappa and side flash red nappa with light "Berry White" leather piping.
Features include a solid alder body with gloss polyester finish, chrome hardware, dual Hot Vintage AlNiCo humbucking pickups with chrome metal covers and black skirted amp knobs.
This is not music for the underground: it is cheesy, high-gloss, pop rock for the mainstream middle, a kind of instant Eighties retro classic to seduce middle-aged rockers – possibly the last demographic to remain sceptical about her appeal." Jody Rosen of "Rolling Stone" called the song a confessional power ballad "with a torrid, sturm und drang vocal turn".
Even so, "The Wire" does not minimize or gloss over the horrific effects of their actions.
Morrill's technique uses oil on illustration board, coating the paintings with a high-gloss glaze and thin coats of paint.
The populations found in the Philippines have males with the underparts similar to "D. monticolum" while the females have a steel-green gloss on the upperparts unlike the dull green of more northern forms.
The males have a steel-green gloss on the upper parts and lack the throat patch while the females have greenish upperparts and lack the red rump.
Males and females have the upperside dusky brown; forewing with a broad beautifully iridescent blue discal band from below vein 8 to dorsum, extending posteriorly towards the base of the wing, outwardly suffused with a brilliant silvery gloss.
Hind wing with a median, similar, somewhat rounded patch, the outward silvery gloss very brilliant, in fresh specimens the blue spreading towards the base of the wings.
The left hemisphere tends to "gloss over" discrepancies from inputs, eliciting either denial or rationalization defense mechanisms in order to stabilize said discrepancy.
2013 Town Country S. It is a version of Chrysler Town Country with a black chrome grille combined with black-background Chrysler Winged badges front and rear, a black rear fascia step pad, 'S' model badging, 17-inch aluminum wheels with polished face and black-painted pockets and blacked-out headlight bezels (delayed availability), Black Torino leather seats with an 'S' logo embroidered in the seat backs and black Ballistic cloth seat inserts, grey stitching at seats and door armrests, Piano Black gloss appliques at the instrument panel and on the spokes of the black leather-wrapped steering wheel, Chrysler Winged badge on the wheel matches the black background-look of the exterior badging, a black headliner and upper consoles, black center console and an 'S' logo in the instrument cluster, dual-screen Blu-Ray DVD system (HDMI input, two USB recharging ports, a 12v outlet and a 115v two-prong outlet), a performance suspension, a choice of 4 body colours (Brilliant Black, Deep Cherry Red, Stone White or Billet Silver).
2014 Town Country S includes black chrome grille combined with black-background Chrysler Winged badges front and rear, a black rear fascia step pad, 'S' model badging, 17-inch aluminum wheels with polished face and black-painted pockets and blacked-out headlight bezels, Black Torino leather seats with an 'S' logo embroidered in the seat backs, black Ballistic cloth seat inserts, grey stitching; grey stitching at door armrests, piano black gloss appliques on the instrument panel and on the spokes of the black leather-wrapped steering wheel, Chrysler Winged badge on the wheel matches the black background-look of the exterior badging, a black headliner and upper consoles, black center console, an 'S' logo in the instrument cluster, dual-screen Blu-Ray system (HDMI input, two USB recharging ports, a 12-volt outlet and a 115v two-prong outlet, wireless headphones), a performance suspension.
The theatre critic for "The Toronto Star" wrote:Stritch offers a sophisticated gloss on her by now patented, plain-talking woman who reveals all the home truths everyone ever wanted (or didn't) to hear about themselves.
She blogs for doyoutravel.com and Get the Gloss.
She cited the influence of live performances on "Harmonium", as opposed to the "studio gloss" present on "Be Not Nobody", in creating a feeling that is "a little bit rougher around the edges and a bit more comfortable in a raw form"; according to her, the tracks on "Harmonium" feature a lot of breathing space so that listeners don't feel there is "a million things going on...
Cartoons, Clevver Media, Smosh Games, "The Escapist", Teen, Gurl, The Gloss, and Crushable.
They sent for the gilder Johann Georg Frueholz of Munich, who was known to them, to provide the final gloss to the interior of the church by gilding it abundantly.
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