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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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A group of 210 journalists signed a statement on Monday expressing their concern over the international release of the OSCE's glossary on suggested words to use when discussing the Cyprus problem and demanding that the Union of Cyprus Journalists (UCJ) take action.
"The main idea is for it to be useful for all online users, and the glossary will be split into the sections of social media and cyber security," noted Mina Nagy Michel Takla, co-founder of Taghreedat.
The glossary devotes a page of text and a good diagram to the term "stake" in the mass balance context (p.
There is no violation of anyone's right to free speech in Cyprus because the OSCE made it very clear, from the outset, it had no intention of imposing words and terminology on journalists through the glossary. Journalists were completely free to decide whether they would use what it proposed.
The complete EDRM glossary can be downloaded at Editorial Director Christopher Leonard added that the glossary is a way to link the Arabic language to the Latin roots and modern English usage of many biological terms.
This glossary provides comprehensive information and learning structures and can be utilized as a great tool by teachers.
xi + 251 p., maps, b&w illus., appendices, notes, glossary. Softbound.
PPACA drafters required the same plans to provide a standardized uniform glossary of health care and health insurance terms to help consumers understand and use their health coverage.
San Bruno, CA, December 19, 2014 --( EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, launched a customizable Fungal Glossary supplement for spore trap reports.
An AgGateway team of members led by Dennis Daggett, AgGateway's Glossary Working Group Leader, and Senior VP for Strategic Initiatives at ProAg, has been creating the glossary for the past three years.