n.1.A bit of wood split off; a splinter.
2.A slender piece of anything.
3.A peg or pin for plugging a hole, as in a cask; a spile.
3.A little sum of money.
4.A metallic rod or pin.
5.A small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc.
6.(Mining) One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
v. t.1.To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
[imp. & p. p. Spilt ; p. pr. & vb. n. Spilling.]
1.To destroy; to kill; to put an end to.
[imp. & p. p. Spilled or Spilt ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Spilling.]
Greater glory think [it] to save than spill.
- Spenser.
2.To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste.
3.To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; - applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour.
4.To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills another's blood, or his own blood.
5.(Naut.) To relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind, so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to lessen the strain.
Spilling line
(Naut.) a rope used for spilling, or dislodging, the wind from the belly of a sail.
- Totten.
v. i.1.To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
That thou wilt suffer innocents to spill.
- Chaucer.
2.To be shed; to run over; to fall out, and be lost or wasted.
Noun1.spill - liquid that is spilled; "clean up the spills"
2.spill - a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
Synonyms: spillway, wasteweir
3.spill - the act of allowing a fluid to escape
Synonyms: spillage, release
4.spill - a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
Synonyms: fall, tumble
Verb1.spill - cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water"
Synonyms: slop, splatter
2.spill - flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
Synonyms: run out
3.spill - cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
Synonyms: disgorge, shed
4.spill - 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"
Synonyms: pour forth, shed
5.spill - reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
Synonyms: talk
spill - register spilling
To dream that you spill something on someone, represents your carelessness and inconsideration for the feelings of others. You may be offending and upsetting others. To dream that you spill some food, is an indication that you need to eliminate that food from your diet.Mystik tape, Scotch tape, accident, acknowledge, adhesive tape, admit, admit everything, allow, alluvion, alluvium, avow, babble, band, bandage, batten, be indiscreet, be unguarded, belt, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt, blurt out, brand, bung, butane lighter, capsizal, capsize, cascade, cataclysm, cataract, cellophane tape, check valve, cigarette lighter, cloth tape, cock, come clean, concede, confess, consume, cop a plea, cork, cropper, culbute, deluge, dive, dribble, drip, drop, engulf, engulfment, exhaust, expend, fall, fascia, faucet, fillet, firebrand, flambeau, flint, flint and steel, flood, flop, forced landing, friction tape, girdle, give away, grant, header, igniter, inform, inform on, inundate, inundation, lath, leak, leakage, let drop, let fall, let on, let slip, lid, light, lighter, ligula, ligule, list, lose, masking tape, open up, out with it, outpouring, overbrim, overfill, overflow, overflowing, overrun, overrunning, overset, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, own, own up, peach, peg, pin, plank, plastic tape, plead guilty, plug, plunge, portfire, pour out, pour over, pratfall, rat, reveal a secret, revolution, ribband, ribbon, run, run over, sea cock, shred, sing, slat, slip, slop, slosh, somersault, somerset, sparker, spatter, spend, spigot, spike, spile, spill it, spill out, spill over, spill the beans, spillage, spit it out, splash, spline, sprawl, spray, squab, squeal, stool, stop, stopgap, stopper, stopple, strake, strap, strip, strop, stumble, submerge, submersion, subversion, swamp, sweep, taenia, talk, tap, tape, tape measure, tapeline, taper, tattle, tattle on, tell all, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, tell the truth, the Deluge, the Flood, throw out, ticker tape, torch, trip, tumble, turnover, upset, upturn, use up, valve, washout, waste, whelm, whelming
Translate Spill to Spanish, Translate Spill to German, Translate Spill to French
spike suppressor
Spike team
spiked loosestrife
Spiked willow-herb
Spile hole
-- Spill --
spill out
spill over
spill the beans
Spillet fishing
Spilling line
Spilogale putorius
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