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Word: glut

Definition: overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply


Sentences Containing 'glut'

"Indications of a world oil glut lead to a rapid decline in world oil prices early in 1982.
A glut in production led to a collapse in the price in 1921.
Among the few new creators at Gold Key were writers Don Glut, Len Wein, Bob Ogle, John David Warner, Steve Skeates and Mark Evanier; and artists Cliff Voorhees, Joe Messerli, Carol Lay and Mike Royer.
However, because of the 1980s oil glut, the perceived need for immediate alternative energy sources declined and, in 1982, the Wave Energy program was disbanded.
The band was criticized by the dance music magazine "Mixmag" for inspiring a glut of copycat rave songs which also sampled children's programming, including "Sesame's Treet" by Smart E's and "A Trip To Trumpton" by Urban Hype.
There is also an 'ALUT' (Audio Library Utility Tooklit) library that provides higher level 'convenience' functions — exactly analogous to OpenGL's 'GLUT'.
This is by South American workers seen as a strong indication that both forms are identical. Glut reports a personal communication from Laura Codorniú and Luis Chiappe (2004) that "Puntanipterus" should be regarded as a junior synonym of "Pterodaustro", but it remains to be seen if this will be supported in the future; it was not done in David Unwin's "The Pterosaurs: From Deep Time", published in 2006 (he recognized it as a possibly valid species of uncertain relationships).
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