v. gather; collect; pick up
v. gather grain left behind by reapers; collect bit by bit
You may misinterpret your cat if you try to glean a message from her eyes alone.
Teso demonstrated his ability to glean information from an airplane's onboard computer, change the intended destination, play around with the interior lights in the cabin.
Sentence in Classic:
The scout now told the sisters to dismount; and taking the bridles from the mouths, and the saddles off the backs of the jaded beasts, he turned them loose, to glean a scanty subsistence among the shrubs and meager herbage of that elevated region.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Moreover, I have never gleaned anywhere but where every one else was gleaning; and, had I not done so, others would have gleaned in my place.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
He seemed to know, and he sometimes said in covert words, that some one had gleaned certain information in a certain district about a family which had disappeared.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
A visit to the boy suggested itself as a means of gleaning new particulars; though it might be quite unproductive.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context