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  • n  the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
  • v  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • v  supply with an excess of

  • As every publisher knows or thinks he knows, books sell poorly in the summertime, so new books are held off the market until Labor Day, then dumped into bookstores in a glut.
  • There was so much of glut of onion in the market that the farmers were saying that the onions were making them cry both literally as well as figuratively.
  • Flushed with embarrassment, the War Food Administration found itself confronted with an unmanageable glut of potatoes and eggs.
News & Articles

  • Macomb Township has 2.5 million square feet of unused commercial properties
    Macomb County suffers from a glut of vacant industrial buildings, millions of square feet of abandoned space looking for tenants, which may take years to fill and will likely block any efforts by local officials to attract new factories to the area.
    June 15, 2013 - The Voice
  • Oil product glut coming as refineries mushroom - IEA
    By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) - The world is heading for a glut of refined products as new Asian and Middle East refineries increase oil processing in a move likely to force ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
  • World Oil Market Facing Product Glut
    The world is heading for a glut of refined products as new Asian and Middle East refineries increase oil processing.
    June 12, 2013 - CNBC
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in Bloomberg
    Bernanke said a "global saving glut" in Japan, Germany and developing countries is fueling the current account deficit in the US Countries such as Thailand and South Korea have increased dollar reserves and paid off debt to prevent a replay of...
  • George Kaiser in Boston Globe
    The lack of credit and the glut of gas supplies are suppressing drilling, not the existence or lack of a tax rebate that increases their margin by a few percent,Kaiser said.
  • Rabbi Shmuley Boteach in Kansas City Star
    A recent New York Times article published on June 6 spoke about how the glut of electronic intrusion is rewiring our brains, making it much more difficult for us to focus, concentrate and relate,Shmuley said.

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