Glut


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Glut

Oversupply; too many units of a product in an area or economy relative to demand. A glut almost always causes the price of the product to drop.
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Ruins and basilicas, palaces and colossi, set in the midst of a sordid present, where all that was living and warm-blooded seemed sunk in the deep degeneracy of a superstition divorced from reverence; the dimmer but yet eager Titanic life gazing and struggling on walls and ceilings; the long vistas of white forms whose marble eyes seemed to hold the monotonous light of an alien world: all this vast wreck of ambitious ideals, sensuous and spiritual, mixed confusedly with the signs of breathing forgetfulness and degradation, at first jarred her as with an electric shock, and then urged themselves on her with that ache belonging to a glut of confused ideas which check the flow of emotion.
The long lances, the heavy maces, the sixbladed battle axes, and the well tempered swords of the knights played havoc among them, so that the rout was complete; but, not content with victory, Prince Edward must glut his vengeance, and so he pursued the citizens for miles, butchering great numbers of them, while many more were drowned in attempting to escape across the Ouse.
A few million years ago I knew what it was to sleep my fill and to awake naturally from very glut of sleep.
If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.
Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the grain department of a brewery.
The global crude oil glut during the week had the strongest effects on sales to both sides of Suez, including the Asian/Pacific basin where demand was slower in recent weeks because of the economic slow-down in China, India and other major eastern markets.
But there's also, I believe, a sort of emotional prejudice against the very notion of global glut.
But despite the glut now, and the brimming tanks of jet fuel and diesel it has created, the contango needed to store oil products at sea is far away, traders said.
Is the word glut just an example of exaggerated language?
A place of plenty The founders of the business gave the cooperative the name "Glut" to signify that "here at this location there is a glut of food.
The fundamental shift that has driven the drop in oil prices in recent weeks has been an upward shift in expectations for a supply glut in 2015, combined with weaker than expected demand, particularly in China.
The mechanical properties of Gly/Glut, Gly/Glut + CP, Gly/Glut + CP + 1 g R, Gly/Glut + CP + 2 g R, Gly/ Glut + CP + 3 g R are shown in Figures 5a and b.