Dictionary » G » Gluts



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 tyrants 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.

Origin: oe. Glotten, fr. OF. Glotir, gloutir, L. Glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. To eat, Skr. Gar. Cf. Gluttion, Englut.

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 wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.

An arched opening to the ashpit of a klin. A block used for a fulcrum.

5. (Science: zoology) The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, asia, the west indies, etc.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Re: Glucose equilibrium within a cell

... of glucose in the body because in all reality extracellular glucose is a poison an the quicker the body can produce insulin to stimulate GLUTs to uptake glucose the better. You say a poison, yes, the majority of bacteria do not possess the enzymes to digest g-6-p but they readily use ...

See entire post
by canan5000
Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Glucose equilibrium within a cell
Replies: 4
Views: 5008

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 3,131 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link