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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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Nevertheless the appearance of these components did not match exactly, especially not their glossiness.
The glossiness of the print and the garish colour succeeded in enhancing the tactility of the represented body and certainly carried the illusionist effect of oil painting.
Teaching portfolios, as Shulman's (1998) research has shown, have become mere exhibitions as style and glossiness have taken precedence over substance.
A short table documents key properties--colour, glossiness, translucence, texture, hardness, temperature, odour and acoustic opacity--and the treatment is notable for addressing sensory as well as technical aspects.
Epson AcuBrite Toner -- an encapsulated pigment formula that incorporates a special resin and wax to produce vibrant prints with a wide color gamut, accurate tones, high density, and an attractive level of glossiness on plain or recycled papers.
4 million grant from the EU's ViHAP3D project captures 3D models with their reflective properties and combines the object's geometry, appearance and glossiness.
All the pressure-treated samples lost their glossiness, and their redness decreased with pressure and holding time.
On the other hand, the glossiness of Fekaiki's intense shades and variety in choosing her tones revealed quite an energetic hue; especially in the ones representing the human relationship that revolves like in the Death of deep love painting.
har muhre 'Kauri-Muschel, schlechte oder kleine Muschel, Kopfschmuck fur Maulesel (aus kleinen Muscheln)' (TAP 1876 : 897), khar muhrah 'small shells, cogg-de-perle, or glass beads' (DPE 227), xar-muhre 'Glasperlen, kleine Muscheln (als Schmuck am Halse von Saumtieren); weisse Muschel (als Signalhorn)' (WPD 272), wobei das letzte Element mehrere Bedeutungen hat, darunter auch 'Kaurimuschel' ('the concha veneris'): muhrah 'a kind of small shell resembling pearls, the concha veneris; glass or coral beads; a stone found in the head of a serpent; a shell employed in giving a smoothness and glossiness to paper; a smith's hammer' (DPE 581).
These inks are compatible with UV flexo, UV letterpress and UV offset inks, and have high glossiness and reactivity and high opacity.
Fuller has focused its efforts on improving the performance of metallic powder coatings so that they are easier to apply, developing new trendy metallic colors that the market was incapable of delivering a few years ago and improving the appearance of metallics in terms of color uniformity and glossiness.
These vases demonstrate the sub-surface characteristic of metallic paint but not the usual glossiness attributed with metallic automobile finish.