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v. gleaned, glean·ing, gleans
To gather grain or other produce left behind in a field after harvest.
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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Gleana 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.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: gleaned
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|Verb||1.||glean - gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"|
cut - reap or harvest; "cut grain"
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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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safna saman, viîa aî sér
surinkti po truputį
1. (Agr) → espigar
B. VI → espigar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
glean[ˈgliːn] vt [+ information] → glaner
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
glean[gliːn] vt (gather, information) → racimolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
to collect or pick up small amounts of news, facts etc. nalees, versamel, bymekaarmaak يلتَقِطُ أخْبارا събирам оттук-оттам recolher sbírat sammeln indsamle; opsnappe σταχυολογώ recoger, recopilar noppima, (tükkhaaval) koguma کم کم جمع کردن koota glaner ללקט बटोरना, इकट्ठा करना pabirčiti, skupljati tallóz mengumpulkan berita, dsb. safna saman, viða að sér spigolare 拾う 주워모으다 surinkti po truputį vākt (faktus u.tml.) dikutip vergarensnappe opp zbierać وږى ټولول، وږى او ښتل recolher a spicui собирать zbierať nabirati sakupljati snappa upp รวบรวมข้อมูล toplamak 一點一滴地收集(資料等) визбирувати بٹورنا góp nhặt 一点点地收集（资料、事实）
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