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We found 58 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word gloss:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. gloss, gloss-: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. gloss, gloss, gloss: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. gloss, gloss: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. gloss, gloss, gloss-: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. gloss: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. gloss, gloss: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Gloss, gloss: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. gloss: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. gloss, gloss-: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. gloss: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. gloss: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. gloss: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. GLOSS, Gloss, gloss, gloss-: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. gloss (1), gloss (2): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. gloss: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. gloss: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. G.L.O.S.S, Gloss (TV series), Gloss (annotation), Gloss (comics), Gloss (film), Gloss (margin text), Gloss (material appearance), Gloss (optics), Gloss (paint), Gloss (transliteration), Gloss: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. gloss: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Gloss/, Gloss: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. gloss: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. gloss: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Gloss/, gloss: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. gloss: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Gloss: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. gloss: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. gloss: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. gloss: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Gloss, gloss: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. GLOSS-, gloss, gloss: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Gloss: Health & Beauty Glossary [home, info]
  2. gloss: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  3. gloss: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  4. gloss-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  5. gloss: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Gloss: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. Gloss: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. GLOSS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. gloss: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. gloss: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Gloss (material appearance), gloss: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. gloss: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. gloss, gloss(o)-, gloss-: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. GLOSS-, GLOSS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. GLOSS: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. gloss: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gloss: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. gloss: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. gloss-: Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names [home, info]
  3. GLOSS: A Dictionary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gloss: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (6 matching dictionaries)
  2. gloss: Book Binding [home, info]
  3. Gloss: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  4. GLOSS: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  5. Gloss: Beauty & Health Glossary [home, info]
  6. Gloss: Paper Making [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (gloss)

noun:  an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
noun:  an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading ("He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction")
noun:  the property of being smooth and shiny
noun:  an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
verb:  provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase
verb:  provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
verb:  give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
verb:  gloss or excuse
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16926)

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Phrases that include gloss:   gloss paints, gloss on, semi gloss, apply lip gloss, bible gloss, more...

Words similar to gloss:   burnish, color, comment, glossary, glossed, glosses, glossiness, glossing, polish, rubric, luster, sheen, shine, more...

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