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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glut  \Glut\,  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 
  {Gluttion},  {Englut}.] 
  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.  --Dryden. 
 
  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glut  \Glut\,  v.  i. 
  To  eat  gluttonously  or  to  satiety. 
 
  Like  three  horses  that  have  broken  fence,  And  glutted 
  all  night  long  breast-deep  in  corn.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glut  \Glut\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glut 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  so  overabundant  that  prices  fall  [syn: 
  {oversupply},  {surfeit}] 
  v  :  overeat  or  eat  immodestly;  make  a  pig  of  oneself  [syn:  {gorge}, 
  {ingurgitate},  {overindulge},  {englut},  {stuff},  {engorge}, 
  {overgorge},  {overeat},  {gormandize},  {gormandise},  {gourmandize}, 
  {binge},  {pig  out},  {satiate},  {scarf  out}]  [ant:  {nibble}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  GLUT 
  openGL  Utility  library  Toolkit  (OpenGL,  GLU) 
 
 




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