Superfluous vs Glut - What's the difference?
As an adjective superfluous
is in excess of what is required or sufficient.
As a noun glut is
In excess of what is required or sufficient.
- With a full rain suit, carrying an umbrella may be superfluous .
* excessive, extraneous, extra, pleonastic, supernumerary, surplus, unnecessary, extravagant
an excess, too much
- a glut of the market
- A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence.
, date=February 12
, author=Les Roopanarine
, title=Birmingham 1 - 0 Stoke
, passage=Indeed, it was clear from the outset that anyone hoping for a repeat of last weekend's Premier League goal glut
would have to look beyond St Andrew's. }}
That which is swallowed.
Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
(mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.
(bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.
(architecture) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln.
A block used for a fulcrum.
The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris ), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
* excess, overabundance, plethora, slew, surfeit, surplus
To fill to capacity, to satisfy all requirement or demand, to sate.
* Charles Kingsley
- to glut one's appetite
To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
- The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace.
- Like three horses that have broken fence, / And glutted all night long breast-deep in corn.