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Glean

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb glean:

gleanharvestreap

Glean is sometimes a misspelling of clean.

Video footage: CIRCA 1961 - A swine farm using the pasture system has feders, portable stel shelters and wallows and hogs glean a cornfield and then they are sorted and whipped in Oelwein, Iowa.
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Definition of the verb glean

What does glean mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: gleaned | gleaning | gleans

  1. gather, as of natural products
    • example: They glean rye in the field
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of glean: harvest / reap
    • more generic terms: collect / garner / gather / pull together = assemble or get together
    • more specific word: cut = reap or harvest

Alternative definition of the verb glean

verb

  1. To harvest grain left behind after the crop has been reaped.
  2. To gather information in small amounts, with implied difficulty, bit by bit.

Music

"Glean" is a musical album of Echobrain.

  • released on (10 years ago)

Writings

"Glean" is a book by Joshua Kryah.

  • also known as "Glean: poems"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Glean

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Google previewTransformation in Teaching (2012)

Social Media Strategies in Higher Education by Catheryn Cheal

Specifically, the Graziadio Learning Environment and Network (GLEAN) is a " network of people and tools to learn, collaborate, and discover – bit by bit." Powered by Google Apps, GLEAN is a stable framework that integrates and uniformly ...

Google previewGlobal Gleanings 2010 (2011)

by John E. Seaman

To glean also means to learn and ascertain, infer and understand. The items here have been gleaned from the news, worldwide, in 2010, as reported in The Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune. It‟s not an organized “year in ...

Google previewFraught Intimacies (2015)

Non/Monogamy in the Public Sphere by Nathan Rambukkana

glean is that the heteronormative arrangement of romantic structures is so ingrained that the socio-cultural possibility of non-monogamous attachment and the pressure it can exert on individual subjects is, for the majority of those who ...

Google previewModelling Coastal and Marine Processes (2016)

by Phil Dyke

The important feature to glean is that the density is evaluated on the curve and that it is the shape of the curve, and not the density, that determines the limits of the integral. This is useful to remember in Chapter 3 and in particular when Finite ...

Google previewThe Truth About Trust (2014)

How It Determines Success in Life, Love, Learning, and More by David DeSteno

If we go back and reconsider the long history of work on the PD and the wonderful mathematical models by scholars like Martin Nowak, what we readily glean is that success is often defined with respect to the long term. Successful strategies ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles (1985)

The Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century by Ronald Edward Zupko

glean— 8-9 glen; 9 glean, glene [MF glene, g l ane ; see WNID3 vb glean]. A m-q comprising 25 herrings ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

GLEAN, v. glén [F. glaner, to glean—from glane, a handful of ears of ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Byron, GLEAN, v. a. & n. s. "* Fr. glaner ; Lat. gra - Gleax'er, ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

granum; or more probably, GLEAN'ING, n.s. according to others, from Lat. glans, an acorn. To gather ears of corn after the reapers; to collect slowly. They gleaned of them in the highways five thousand inen. - Judges xx. 45.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

assume, collect, conclude, condense, deduce, fold, garner, glean, grow, harvest, hoard, increase, infer, learn, meet, muster, pleat, pluck, reap, thicken, tuck, understand gather after a reaper glean gather and bind sheave gather by bits glean ...

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Glean Meaning

Video shows what glean means. To collect (grain, grapes, etc.) left behind after the main harvest or gathering.. To gather what is left in (a field or vineyard).

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Quotes about Glean

It is hard to glean after a niggardly husbandman.
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Scrabble value of G2L1E1A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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