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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glut /ˈglʌt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glut v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Glutting.]
 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)

 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)

 Glut, n.
 1. That which is swallowed.
 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.   --Macaulay.
 3. Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
 4. (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. Zool. The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall [syn:
          oversupply, surfeit]
      v 1: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She
           stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on
           icecream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, englut,
            stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize,
            gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate,
            scarf out]
      2: supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis
         shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the
         Orient" [syn: flood, oversupply]
      [also: glutting, glutted]