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glean

 (glēn)
v. gleaned, glean·ing, gleans
v.intr.
To gather grain or other produce left behind in a field after harvest.
v.tr.
1.
a. To gather (grain or other produce) left behind after harvest.
b. To gather grain or other produce left behind in (a field).
2. To collect bit by bit: "records from which historians glean their knowledge" (Kemp Malone). See Synonyms at reap.

[Middle English glenen, from Old French glener, from Late Latin glennāre, probably of Celtic origin.]

glean′er n.
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glean

(ɡliːn)
vb
1. to gather (something) slowly and carefully in small pieces: to glean information from the newspapers.
2. (Agriculture) to gather (the useful remnants of a crop) from the field after harvesting
[C14: from Old French glener, from Late Latin glennāre, probably of Celtic origin]
ˈgleanable adj
ˈgleaner n
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glean

(glin)
v.t.
1. to gather, learn, or find out, usu. bit by bit or slowly and laboriously: to glean information.
2. to gather (grain or the like) after the reapers or regular gatherers.
v.i.
3. to collect or gather anything little by little or slowly.
4. to gather what is left by reapers.
[1350–1400; Middle English glenen < Old French glener < Late Latin glennāre « Celtic; compare Old Irish do-glenn (he) gathers]
glean′a•ble, adj.
glean′er, n.
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Glean

 a sheaf or bundle of a commodity which has been gleaned. See also garb.
Examples: glean of corn, 1602; of faith, 1654; of grain; of hemp, 1664; of herrings; of teasles, 1794; of yellow thyme, 1697; of wheat, 1430.
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glean


Past participle: gleaned
Gerund: gleaning

Imperative
glean
glean
Present
I glean
you glean
he/she/it gleans
we glean
you glean
they glean
Preterite
I gleaned
you gleaned
he/she/it gleaned
we gleaned
you gleaned
they gleaned
Present Continuous
I am gleaning
you are gleaning
he/she/it is gleaning
we are gleaning
you are gleaning
they are gleaning
Present Perfect
I have gleaned
you have gleaned
he/she/it has gleaned
we have gleaned
you have gleaned
they have gleaned
Past Continuous
I was gleaning
you were gleaning
he/she/it was gleaning
we were gleaning
you were gleaning
they were gleaning
Past Perfect
I had gleaned
you had gleaned
he/she/it had gleaned
we had gleaned
you had gleaned
they had gleaned
Future
I will glean
you will glean
he/she/it will glean
we will glean
you will glean
they will glean
Future Perfect
I will have gleaned
you will have gleaned
he/she/it will have gleaned
we will have gleaned
you will have gleaned
they will have gleaned
Future Continuous
I will be gleaning
you will be gleaning
he/she/it will be gleaning
we will be gleaning
you will be gleaning
they will be gleaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gleaning
you have been gleaning
he/she/it has been gleaning
we have been gleaning
you have been gleaning
they have been gleaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gleaning
you will have been gleaning
he/she/it will have been gleaning
we will have been gleaning
you will have been gleaning
they will have been gleaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gleaning
you had been gleaning
he/she/it had been gleaning
we had been gleaning
you had been gleaning
they had been gleaning
Conditional
I would glean
you would glean
he/she/it would glean
we would glean
you would glean
they would glean
Past Conditional
I would have gleaned
you would have gleaned
he/she/it would have gleaned
we would have gleaned
you would have gleaned
they would have gleaned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.glean - gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
cut - reap or harvest; "cut grain"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
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glean

verb gather, learn, pick up, collect, harvest, accumulate, reap, garner, amass, cull At present, we're gleaning information from all sources.
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glean

verb
To collect (something) bit by bit:
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Translations
يلتَقِطُ أخْبارا
sbírat
indsamleopsnappe
tallóz
safna saman, viîa aî sér
surinkti po truputį
vākt

glean

[gliːn]
A. VT
1. (Agr) → espigar
2. (fig) [+ information] → recoger
from what I have been able to gleanpor lo que yo he conseguido averiguar
B. VIespigar
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glean

[ˈgliːn] vt [+ information] → glaner
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glean

vt (lit) corn, fieldnachlesen; (fig) facts, newsherausbekommen, ausfindig machen, erkunden (geh); to glean something from somebody/somethingetw von jdm erfahren/einer Sache (dat)entnehmen
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glean

[gliːn] vt (gather, information) → racimolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glean

(gliːn) verb
to collect or pick up small amounts of news, facts etc.
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References in classic literature ?
She reached the top of the stairs just as her farmer came up, three at a jump, and reaped and garnered her, with nothing left for the gleaners.
ah, how sadly fair, with its golden glow and the dying grandeur of its tinted woods--its blood-red sunsets and its ghostly evening mists, with its busy murmur of reapers, and its laden orchards, and the calling of the gleaners, and the festivals of praise!
All this had passed and the time of fall had come, bringing with it its own pleasures and joyousness; for now, when the harvest was gathered home, merry bands of gleaners roamed the country about, singing along the roads in the daytime, and sleeping beneath the hedgerows and the hay-ricks at night.
The figures of seamen stooped repeatedly, with the movements of gleaners, and everything was being flung into the bunker: clothing, smashed wood, broken china, and the dollars, too, gathered up in men's jackets.
Spread out before her was a treasure, a million wrung from her fortune as a gleaner plucks the blue corn-flower from her crown of flowers.
Nevertheless, feeling that such men were dependent on him, this gleaner of ideas exacted certain dues.
In this regard, forest plantations act as a positive filter for foliage gleaners and flycatchers, whereas secondary forests act as a positive filter for bark foragers.
When a couple of my daughters married in the 1980s, one in north central Kansas and the other in southwest Kansas, that gave me a good excuse to get out that way to look into what could be discovered in Fordson-mounted Gleaners and parts.
Indianapolis, IN, June 03, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Axia Technology Partners (AxiaTP), a leading national provider of IP technology solutions based in Indianapolis, announced today that it raised more than $8,000 for Gleaners Food Bank during its first annual "Drive to Revive" fundraising event on May 27.
"Gleaners were designed for a special purpose," says Bien.
The initial stocking assortment included 15 floor care products, 11 cleaners and degreasers, nine specialty cleaners, eight restroom items, five drain care items, four glass gleaners and two air care items.