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glut on the market

Something that is not in great demand because it is abundantly available. Mobile phones are a glut on the market these days, which is why they're so affordable.
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glut (someone or something) with (something)

To fill someone or something with an excessive amount of something. Thanks a lot for glutting the folder with invoices—now I can't find anything. Mom, please don't glut the kids with snacks today, OK? I'd really like it if they ate their dinner.
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a drug on the market

 and a glut on the market
something that is on the market in great abundance. Right now, small computers are a drug on the market. Twenty years ago, small transistor radios were a glut on the market.
See also: drug, market, on

glut someone or something with something

to overfill someone or something with something. The hungry lions glutted themselves with the meat of their recent kill. Sally would glut herself with doughnuts, given the chance.
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a drug on the market

an unsaleable or valueless commodity.
Drug in the sense of ‘a commodity for which there is no demand’ is recorded from the mid 17th century, but it is not clear from the word's history whether it is the same word as the medicinal substance.
1998 Spectator Merchant banks are a drug on the market these days.
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Caption: Figure 2: Subcellular distribution of GLUT isoforms in OHCs.
These findings provide the foundation to advance Kadmon's GLUT inhibitors toward clinical development.
Using these estimates, the glut would have expanded by 1.6 million barrels per day over the quarter.
What's causing this global glut? Probably a mix of factors.
Is the word glut just an example of exaggerated language?
While "food desert" has only recently become a commonly understood term, bringing "cheap, wholesome food into the city" for poor and lower income people has been a central objective of Glut Cooperative for more than 45 years.
Financial headlines continued to be dominated by falling oil prices as OPEC announced it would not be cutting production enough to reduce the current global glut of oil.
Figure 1 shows FTIR spectra of Gly/Glut, Gly/Glut + CP, Gly/Glut + CP + 1 g R, Gly/Glut + CP + 2 g R, Gly/ Glut + CP + 3 g R.
Foodcraft Solutions CEO Yael Mejia cast out a plea during the Caterer Food & Business Conference to chefs to help farmers who needed support as they were going through a "glut" with tomatoes and broccoli.
There is a glut of pharmacists in Arkansas right now and the pharmacy schools are simply not responding to it.
NIGEL AND ADAM'S FARM KITCHEN (8pm, BBC1) THANKS to a glut of food and farm programmes, we're so knowledgeable about food production that it could be everyone's chosen specialised subject on Mastermind.
On the other hand, Bernanke (2010) and Greenspan (2010) defended monetary policy and suggested that the "global saving glut" and changes in financial regulations along with financial innovations are responsible for the housing bubble.
Glut, this book will appeal to fans of his other books on old-fashioned pop culture.
The [GLUT.sub.2] PCR amplification reaction started with adding cDNA (10x dilution) 4 [micro]l, GLUT, F (100uM) 0.4 [micro]l, GLUT, R (100[micro]M) 0.4 [micro]l, SYBR Green / the Flourescein qPCR Master Mix (2X) 10 [micro]l, and de-ionized water 5.4 [micro]l sequentially into the reaction system.
Two meetings this season produced nine goals and with both managers intent on playing free-flowing, entertaining football there should be a glut of chances.