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Verb: spill (spilt, also spilled)  spil
  1. Cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
    "spill the milk";
    - slop, splatter
     
  2. Flow, run or fall out and become lost
    - run out
     
  3. Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    "spill the beans all over the table";
    - shed, disgorge
     
  4. Pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    "spill blood";
    - shed, pour forth
     
  5. Reveal information
    "If you don't oblige me, I'll spill!";
    - talk
     
  6. (sailing) reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
Noun: spill  spil
  1. Liquid that is spilled
    "clean up the spills"
     
  2. A channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    - spillway, wasteweir
     
  3. The act of allowing a fluid to escape
    - spillage, release
     
  4. A sudden drop from an upright position
    "he had a nasty spill on the ice";
    - tumble, fall
     
  5. A thin piece of wood or rolled paper used to light a fire

Derived forms: spilling, spilt, spills, spilled

Type of: bring down, conduit, course, cut, cut back, cut down, displace, feed, flow, liquid, move, pour, reduce, run, slip, stream, tell, trim, trim back, trim down, trip

Encyclopedia: Spill, baby, spill