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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.

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The terms included in the 3D Glossary represent a comprehensive listing of the terminology used in the technology and business of 3D.
This glossary represents an important step for patients looking for solutions—the step of gaining an understanding of what options are available, and how the potentials of stem cell treatment may apply to their situation.
The new PLUS Glossary is receiving high marks from image makers and image users alike.
This site, which offers daily English-language reports of current stock options, a free newsletter, a glossary of terms and an online calculator, now provides these features in five other languages--French, German, Italian, Portugese and Spanish.
Overall, this excellent translation, with its biographical notes and glossary, is a welcome addition to the Guicciardini library.
Gwen Foss, who spent n early a decade with Domino's Pizza, was so intrigued by the slang of the business that she compiled a glossary of pizza jargon, published in a recent edition of the offbeat language journal Maledicta.
The new Business Glossary is fully integrated with RAVEN's patented Language Engine, allowing users to either work from a pre-defined glossary or leverage RAVEN to automatically identify new business terms to include in the glossary.
Given that the Feng Shui Glossary had only been available to IFSG members, a new group of volunteers spent time in 2012-2013 to re-craft the language and layout of the Glossary.
Lexikon is a database-driven Web application that simplifies traditional glossary management systems and empowers users of all levels to successfully create, manage and publish rich glossaries in a single database.
It features a frequently asked questions section and guidelines on how to use mutual fund data, as well as a glossary of terms.
Some reconstructors may debate specific glossary entries, but her approach is open-minded and carefully qualified.