Found 3 items, similar to glut.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n : the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall [syn:
v 1: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; “She
stuffed herself at the dinner”
; “The kids binged on
, pig out
2: supply with an excess of; “flood the market with tennis
; “Glut the country with cheap imports from the
English → English
(gl[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glutted
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Glutting
.] [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L.
glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. ? to eat, Skr. gar. Cf.
1. To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge.
Though every drop of water swear against it,
And gape at widest to glut him. --Shak.
2. To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving
of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy.
His faithful heart, a bloody sacrifice,
Torn from his breast, to glut the tyrant's eyes.
The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to
glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded
populace. --C. Kingsley.
To glut the market
, to furnish an oversupply of any article
of trade, so that there is no sale for it.
, v. i.
To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
Like three horses that have broken fence,
And glutted all night long breast-deep in corn.
1. That which is swallowed. --Milton
2. 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.
A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence.
3. Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
(a) A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks. [Prov. Eng.]
(b) (Mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind
cribbing or tubbing. --Raymond.
(c) (Bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to
fill out a course. --Knight.
(d) (Arch.) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln.
(e) A block used for a fulcrum.
5. (Zo["o]l.) The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris
found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.