from The Century Dictionary.

  • In entomology, having a smooth and silky luster reflecting a color different from that of the surface on which it appears to be : as, glossed with white or blue. Such appearances are generally due to exceedingly minute hairs or points on the surface.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a gloss.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of gloss.


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