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Dictionary definition for: Spill

1. (n) liquid that is spilled; "clean up the spills"

2. (v) cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk" "splatter water"

3. (n) a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

4. (v) flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor" "The wine spilled onto the table"

5. (n) the act of allowing a fluid to escape

6. (v) cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"

7. (n) a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

8. (v) pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears" "spill blood" "God shed His grace on Thee"

9. (v) reveal information; "If you don''t oblige me, I''ll talk!" "The former employee spilled all the details"

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