Things, especially facts, that are gathered or collected from various sources rather than acquired as a whole.
- His writings about aspects of Chinese life combine published information, his own observations, and gleanings from his sources in China.
- These are gleanings not from your run-of-the-mill general knowledge ready-reckoner, but rather from a directory of, by and perhaps for doctors.
- Several minutes later, after reading each result, he filtered the information and ran the gleanings back out onto the dummy websites he'd set up.
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