Gleaner - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡliːnər|
Brit.  |ˈɡliːnə|

noun

- someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters
- someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully

Examples

She gleaned her data from various studies.

He has a collection of antique tools gleaned from flea markets and garage sales.

They spent days gleaning the files for information.

They spent hours gleaning in the wheat fields.

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