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elucidate

[ih-loo-si-deyt]

verb

to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain.

work such as theirs will help to elucidate this matter

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construing

kənˈstruː

verb

interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.

his words could hardly be construed as an apology

interpret,understand,read,see,take,take to mean,parse,render,analyse,explain,elucidate,gloss,decode

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construes

kənˈstruː

verb

interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.

his words could hardly be construed as an apology

interpret,understand,read,see,take,take to mean,parse,render,analyse,explain,elucidate,gloss,decode

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construed

kənˈstruː

verb

interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.

his words could hardly be construed as an apology

interpret,understand,read,see,take,take to mean,parse,render,analyse,explain,elucidate,gloss,decode

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construe

kənˈstruː

verb

interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.

his words could hardly be construed as an apology

interpret,understand,read,see,take,take to mean,parse,render,analyse,explain,elucidate,gloss,decode

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annotations

/anəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

A note by way of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram.

marginal annotations

note,notation,comment,gloss

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annotation

/ˌænəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

A note of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram.

marginal annotations

note,notation,comment,gloss

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annotating

/ˈanəteɪt/

verb

Add notes to (a text or diagram) giving explanation or comment.

For Japanese speakers who use English as a second language, it is helpful to annotate this text in Japanese so that images may be recalled by Japanese keywords.

comment on,add footnotes to,add notes to,gloss

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annotates

/ˈanəteɪt/

verb

Add notes to (a text or diagram) giving explanation or comment.

For Japanese speakers who use English as a second language, it is helpful to annotate this text in Japanese so that images may be recalled by Japanese keywords.

comment on,add footnotes to,add notes to,gloss

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annotate

/ˈænəˌteɪt/

transitive verb

Add notes to (a text or diagram) giving explanation or comment.

documentation should be annotated with explanatory notes

comment on,add footnotes to,add notes to,gloss

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airbrushing

/ˈɛːbrʌʃ/

noun

An artist’s device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.

Using airbrush, spray paint, glitter and acrylic, she depicts subjects ranging from a military operation in Iraq to a piece of Chinese porcelain, in a kind of fuzzy, watercolorish manner.

verb

Paint with an airbrush.

the cab was airbrushed with a mural of a sunset

colour,apply paint to,decorate,tint,dye,stain,distemper,whitewash,emulsion,gloss,spray,spray-paint,airbrush,roller,coat,cover

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airbrushes

/ˈɛːbrʌʃ/

noun

An artist’s device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.

Using airbrush, spray paint, glitter and acrylic, she depicts subjects ranging from a military operation in Iraq to a piece of Chinese porcelain, in a kind of fuzzy, watercolorish manner.

verb

Paint with an airbrush.

the cab was airbrushed with a mural of a sunset

colour,apply paint to,decorate,tint,dye,stain,distemper,whitewash,emulsion,gloss,spray,spray-paint,airbrush,roller,coat,cover

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airbrushed

/ˈɛːbrʌʃ/

noun

An artist’s device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.

Using airbrush, spray paint, glitter and acrylic, she depicts subjects ranging from a military operation in Iraq to a piece of Chinese porcelain, in a kind of fuzzy, watercolorish manner.

verb

Paint with an airbrush.

the cab was airbrushed with a mural of a sunset

colour,apply paint to,decorate,tint,dye,stain,distemper,whitewash,emulsion,gloss,spray,spray-paint,airbrush,roller,coat,cover

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airbrush

/ˈɛrˌbrəʃ/

noun

An artist’s device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.

Using airbrush, spray paint, glitter and acrylic, she depicts subjects ranging from a military operation in Iraq to a piece of Chinese porcelain, in a kind of fuzzy, watercolorish manner.

transitive verb

Paint with an airbrush.

the cab was airbrushed with a mural of a sunset

colour,apply paint to,decorate,tint,dye,stain,distemper,whitewash,emulsion,gloss,spray,spray-paint,airbrush,roller,coat,cover

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