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An annotation, explanation, or commentary on a particular passage in a book or document, which is ordinarily placed on the same page or in the margin to elucidate or amplify the passage.

See: color, comment, distortion, note

GLOSS. Interpretation, comment, explanation, or remark, intended to illustrate the text of an author.

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There are, however, differences in the functioning of a glossary created by the writer, by the editor and by the lexicographer (15).
The glossary will be available in major national bookstores and through Amazon.
The glossary is highly addictive and once taken assistance will never leave the readers pursuit because of its high utility, precision, accuracy, and convenience.
Some of the proposed additions to the glossary may the result of regulator discoveries about how confused many consumers really are: The new revision includes definitions of basic terms such as "claim," "diagnostic test" and "screening.
Kearney supported the project team throughout the development of the glossary.
In preparing the glossary, the FANR has taken resources from international documents such as those of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and others as a basis but adapted them to the way they were used and defined in the FANR's own documents.
The glossary is lightweight and compact, making it a true pocket reference.
148 is a multilingual glossary with 360 entry glosses in Russian typographically printed in a notebook (and supplemented with several dozens of additional handwritten entry glosses in Russian, Latin, Swedish, and Finnish).
IDII) has released a new, greatly expanded edition of its Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology.
A vegan story/cookbook for children ages 8-11, with glossary of cooking terms.
With new color photos and graphics to illustrate building types permitted in the city's different zoning districts as well as an expanded glossary and other useful information, the handbook helps explain some of the complexities of the city's Zoning Resolution.
van Everdingen has worked on compiling and editing the Multi-Language Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms.