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glos·sa·ry

 (glô′sə-rē, glŏs′ə-)
n. pl. glos·sa·ries
A list of often difficult or specialized words with their definitions, often placed at the back of a book.

[Middle English glosarie, from Latin glōssārium, from glōssa, foreign word; see gloss2.]

glos·sar′i·al (glô-sâr′ē-əl, glŏ-) adj.
glos′sa·rist n.

glossary

(ˈɡlɒsərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Library Science & Bibliography) an alphabetical list of terms peculiar to a field of knowledge with definitions or explanations. Sometimes called: gloss
[C14: from Late Latin glossārium; see gloss2]
glossarial adj
glosˈsarially adv
ˈglossarist n

glos•sa•ry

(ˈglɒs ə ri, ˈglɔ sə-)

n., pl. -ries.
a list of terms in a special subject, field, or area of usage, with accompanying definitions.
[1350–1400; Middle English glossarye < Latin glōssarium difficult word requiring explanation < Greek glōssárion, diminutive of glôssa tongue, language]
glos•sar•i•al (glɒˈsɛər i əl, glɔ-) adj.
glos•sar′i•al•ly, adv.
glos′sa•rist, n.

glossary

An alphabetical list of specialized words and phrases, given their explanations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glossary - an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
wordbook - a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)

glossary

noun
An alphabetical list of words often defined or translated:
Translations
مَسْرَد بالكَلِمات الصَّعْبَه
glosářslovníčekslovníček pojmůslovník pojmů
ordliste
sanasto
magyarázatos szójegyzékszójegyzék
orîalisti
sözlükçe

glossary

[ˈglɒsərɪ] Nglosario m

glossary

[ˈglɒsəri] nglossaire m, lexique mgloss finish nbrillant m

glossary

nGlossar nt

glossary

[ˈglɒsərɪ] nglossario

gloss

(glos) noun
brightness or shininess on the surface. Her hair has a lovely gloss; (also adjective) gloss paint.
verb
to make a glossary. The student glossed the difficult terms in order to understand the article.
ˈglossary (-səri) plural ˈglossaries noun
a list of words etc with their meanings. a glossary of technical terms; a Shakespeare glossary.
ˈglossy adjective
smooth and shining. The dog has a glossy coat.
ˈglossiness noun
gloss over
to try to hide (a mistake etc). He glossed over the fact that he had forgotten the previous appointment by talking about his accident.
References in classic literature ?
So much is this so that a glossary written by a friend of Spenser, in which old words were explained, was published with the Shepherd's Calendar.
By the time I had read all of Chaucer that I could find in the various collections and criticisms, my father had been made a clerk in the legislature, and on one of his visits home he brought me the poet's works from the State Library, and I set about reading them with a glossary.
The expression of a man's face is commonly a help to his thoughts, or glossary on his speech; but the countenance of Newman Noggs, in his ordinary moods, was a problem which no stretch of ingenuity could solve.
If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.
Fact boxes, colored photos, index, and glossary make this a useful book for dog lovers.
EDRM has released a free, downloadable PDF version of its EDRM Glossary, a comprehensive glossary of e-discovery terms.
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is pleased to announce the release of an updated Glossary of Terms and Definitions used in its standards and other publications.
With a glossary the word, sometimes, touches or twists syntax; other times, it touches, and speeds up, orality; others still, it imposes another writing: a new skin, a new orthography.
Manama: A glossary designed to help the learning and application of scientific terms by Arabic-speaking students has been published.
Hasnain Nangyal is an eminent research fellow who has rendered immaculate work by creating a glossary of botanical terminologies that is a great contribution in the academic sphere particularly in the field of botany.
A proposed update of the health plan summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) standards could include an update of the SBC's little brother: the uniform glossary.
com)-- EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, launched a customizable Fungal Glossary supplement for spore trap reports.