Rep vs Glean - What's the difference?

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Rep is a related term of glean.


As an initialism rep

is repose en paix/rip.

As a verb glean is

to collect (grain, grapes, etc) left behind after the main harvest or gathering.

As a noun glean is

a collection made by gleaning or glean can be (obsolete) cleaning; afterbirth.

rep

English

(wikipedia rep)

Etymology 1

Clippings of various words beginning with "rep".

Noun

(en noun)
  • (countable)   .
  • Try not to make it easy for the tabloids to ruin your rep .
  • (weightlifting, countable)   .
  • I get a better bicep workout if I use less weight and more reps .
  • (countable)   .
  • When I requested tickets for Nassau, my rep just put me on hold.
    John Doe is a participant in the House of Rep s.
  • (theater, uncountable)   .
  • She did her time in reps before she made the grade in West End theatre.

    Verb

    (repp)
  • To represent; to act as a representative for.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=Hal G. Evarts, title=The Settling of the Sage, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Bentley, the man who repped for Slade, carried the air and the rest joined in. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=1994, date=November 4, author=Bill Wyman, title=Evanston's New Music Hall/Veruca Salt Grow Up/Schmitsville, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=He left to help the Reader set up its national advertising arm, went back to Rolling Stone for five years, repped other magazines, and finally set up his own company, which currently scouts ads for the Atlantic, Spin, Discover, and a publication called Disney Adventures. }}
  • (knitting) repeat
  • * 2011 , Hannah Fettig, Closely Knit: Handmade Gifts For The Ones You Love (page 44)
  • Rep' neck dec EOR 4 times more, AND AT THE SAME TIME, ' rep armhole dec EOR 4 (4,5) times more

    Etymology 2

    Back-formation from (reps), misinterpreted as a plural.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (textiles) A fabric made of silk or wool, or of silk and wool, and having a transversely corded or ribbed surface.
  • * 1923 , Theodore Dreiser, The Color of a Great City
  • Underfoot is a rich brown marble from the shores of Lake Champlain. The wainscoting is of green rep and red Numidian marble.

    Anagrams

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    glean

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) , from (etyl).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To collect (grain, grapes, etc.) left behind after the main harvest or gathering.
  • * , Ruth 2:2,
  • Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace.
  • * Shakespeare
  • To glean the broken ears after the man / That the main harvest reaps.
  • To gather what is left in (a field or vineyard).
  • to glean a field
  • To gather information in small amounts, with implied difficulty, bit by bit.
  • * John Locke
  • content to glean what we can from experiments
  • * 8 December 2011 , BBC News, Iran shows film of captured US drone , available in http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16098562 :
  • He said Iran was "well aware of what priceless technological information" could be gleaned from the aircraft.
  • To frugally accumulate resources from low-yield contexts.
  • He gleaned a living from newspaper work for a few months, but in the summer went to a fishing village […] where […] he wrote his great historical drama, "Master Olof." (Translators Edith and Warner Oland on author .)
    Synonyms
    * (gather information) learn

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A collection made by gleaning.
  • * Dryden
  • The gleans of yellow thyme distend his thighs.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

  • (obsolete) cleaning; afterbirth
  • (Holland)
    (Webster 1913)

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