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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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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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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.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Best, "Molecular and cellular regulation of glucose transporter (GLUT) proteins in cancer," Journal of Cellular Physiology, vol.
However, one of the most interesting and attractive features of Beall's approach is that it manages to confine not only all gluts, but all departures from classicism, to the segment of the language that employs the ttruth device essentially.
By confining gluts and the failures of DS and MMP to the essentially semantic portion of our language, Beall allows us to see not only the paradoxical sentences such as (L), but also dialetheism itself and its departures from classical logic as spandrels of ttruth.
It could, as you hypothesize, reflect projections of weak global growth, possibly due to oil, a glut of global savings, or other factors.
Part of it may also have to do with what Ben Bernanke has termed the "savings glut" in the rest of the world.
Acute regulation by insulin of phospha-tidylinositol-3-kinase, Rad, Glut 4, and lipoprotein lipase mRNA levels in human muscle.
Unfortunately, the glut has not taught internationalfinancial institutions, developed countries, and commodity-producing nations their lesson.