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Definition of Glut


  1. To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge.
  2. To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy.
  3. To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
  4. That which is swallowed.
  5. Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market.
  6. Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
  7. A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
  8. A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.
  9. A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.
  10. An arched opening to the ashpit of a klin.
  11. A block used for a fulcrum.
  12. The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.

Glut Quotations

In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.
Don DeLillo

That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.
Edward Abbey

Upper education used to open doors. Not so true anymore. The degree used to be a screening tool, but that is falling by the wayside as there are a glut of college grads on the market.
Dale Archer

I think Facebook's biggest problem is the glut of information that Facebook's power users are overwhelmed with.
Sean Parker

Once you realize just the sort of glut of books that exists out there, it does become incumbent on you not to add to it unless you have a damn good reason.
Walter Kirn
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