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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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The chamomile and sunflower are natural glossers that add shine while cleansing and conditioning.
Si-Tec PTM-100 INCI name: phenyltrimethicone Suggested use level: up to 10% Applications: shine sprays, shine serums, glossers, anti-frizz and smoothing creams Comments: Provides a higher degree and longer lasting shine on hair; HMW.
They work best if left on for 20 minutes or more but have to be washed out, so I also use today's advanced glossers which do their job in seconds.