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Definition of gloss verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gloss

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɡlɔs//
 
, NAmE//ɡlɑs//
 
gloss something (as something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gloss
 
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he / she / it glosses
 
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past simple glossed
 
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-ing form glossing
 
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to add a note or comment to a piece of writing to explain a difficult word or idea Phrasal Verbsgloss over something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gloss