Definition of 'gloss'
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Example sentences containing 'gloss'
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It looks like a gloss as you paint it on, but it dries matt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a natural desire to give hope and put a positive gloss on things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The look is back with one main difference: gloss and shine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Space battle and lip gloss don't mix. Times, Sunday Times (2016)None of this can quite gloss over the fact that Spain had so many key players missing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This puts a gloss on our findings, which were strongly critical of the use of this drug in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you're squeamish about a bit of grit, best wait until the revival has spread its gloss a little more widely. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She is available in a matte or gloss finish. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Step one is to strip away surface gloss and get straight to the heart of a bond. The Sun (2012)He came in and put his magic high gloss on it. The Sun (2012)Watching gloss paint dry is instant gratification compared to watching rock grow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three more goals in the last six minutes added gloss as the visitors collapsed. The Sun (2012)We paint nails and use lip gloss and a bit of blush. The Sun (2008)It attempted to put a gloss on the withdrawal of the money. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sheer absurdity of the situation cannot be glossed over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Finish by adding the butter to give the sauce a high gloss. The Sun (2014)Also getting a headache due to gloss paint. The Allergy Handbook (1988)Anything foreign and exotic adds a gloss of sophistication and authenticity. Bad Food Britain (2006)Finish off with a glaze of metallic lip gloss. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He tried to put a gloss on it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let us gloss over the fact that one of those convicted for exposing her name is his own cousin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The white gloss finish makes it perfect for use in the bathroom, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can look beyond surface gloss and see people's true characters. The Sun (2008)But to impose today's sensibilities can gloss over historical facts. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)I'm trying to put a positive gloss on the whole unpleasant experience. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Also, avoid shiny lip gloss or lipstick - these slide into lines around lips. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My hair has just the right thickness, natural curl, gloss and shine to turn heads. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That put a positive gloss on something that is, in fact, inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Choose from 14 colours in satin or gloss finish, sleek white or grey glass. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In a press conference in Warsaw, he sought to put a positive gloss on talks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'gloss'
British English: gloss NOUN
A gloss is a bright shine on the surface of something.
Rain produced a black gloss on the asphalt.
Definition of gloss from the Collins English Dictionary
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