And after gleaning the data from those races, they “plan to scale up and go big in 2016,” says McKinnon.
This year they will also make an effort to involve people in the gleaning.
In the battle against food waste and hunger, the ancient tradition of gleaning is gaining new admirers around America.
This means they must know how to turn from part to part, gleaning here or there what they need.
Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abi-ezer?
There were reputed, however, to be other and easier means of gleaning knowledge from them.
Let us be content if we succeed in gleaning a few grains of truth.
Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?
Reverend sir, you are not angry at my gleaning a few sticks?
There are, however, different kinds of gleaning—and different kinds of gleaner.
early 14c., from Old French glener (Modern French glaner) "to glean," from Late Latin glennare "make a collection," perhaps from Gaulish (cf. Old Irish do-glinn "he collects, gathers," Celt. glan "clean, pure"). Figurative sense was earlier in English than the literal one of "gather grain left by the reapers" (late 14c.). Related: Gleaned; gleaning.
The corners of fields were not to be reaped, and the sheaf accidentally left behind was not to be fetched away, according to the law of Moses (Lev. 19:9; 23:22; Deut. 24:21). They were to be left for the poor to glean. Similar laws were given regarding vineyards and oliveyards. (Comp. Ruth 2:2.)