What is Gloss?

Gloss definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a superficial luster or shine; glaze: the gloss of satin.
a false or deceptively good appearance.
Also glosser. a cosmetic that adds sheen or luster, especially one for the lips.

verb (used with object)
to put a gloss upon.
to give a false or deceptively good appearance to: to gloss over flaws in the woodwork.

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