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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.

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Prior to joining Delta Dental of Illinois in July 2010, Glossy was president and CEO of Delta Dental of Arizona for eight years.
Probably the most distinct difference of the glossy black color is that the metal frame on the edges are now also coated black instead of being silver.
It's not clear if the new Glossy Black Galaxy S7 will be offered outside of South Korea, but considering the Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge was released in many markets, chances are it will likely make its way to more countries.
Browsing on the Internet everyone will run across many reviews about the products in Glossy Club box.
A Hume's yellow-browed warbler, which normally lives in Mongolia, and, inset, a glossy ibis, which came from Spain
Although Sun and her compatriot, fellow Chinese supermodel Du Juan, have previously featured in Italian Vogue editorial, this is the first time that an Asian model has made the cover of the Italian glossy.
Any spectators who come to see the cruise liner and buy an ECHO can have a free glossy photo of the ship.
According to Rexam, the Glossy Days collection is the first significant lipgloss applicator category advance in years.
The glossy, black compact has a good-sized mirror and opens to reveal blue, pink, silver and black.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 22, 2010-USA TODAY announces availability of a[euro]A Royal Wedding' glossy publication(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
AN AMATEUR bird watcher snapped this picture of the rare glossy ibis while on holiday on Anglesey.
Look at the roundabout near Radyr, which tourists have to traverse to get to Castell Coch, one of our key tourism spots and supported by thousands spent on glossy literature - almost unbelievable!