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spill

(spil),
An overflow; a scattering of fluid or finely divided matter.

spill

The unintended release of a fluid from a container or receptacle; hazardous spills include radioactive spills and chemical spills.

spill

(spĭl) [AS. spillan, to squander]
1. To flow out of or release; in medicine, said of a substance that cannot be maintained in the body by one of its organs, esp. the kidneys. In diabetes mellitus, for example, the kidneys spill sugar into the urine. In the nephrotic syndrome, they spill protein.
2. An overflow.

cellular spill

A dissemination of cells through the lymph or the blood resulting in metastasis.

radioactive spill

A release of radioactive materials into the environment.
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The January 2014 oil spill originated from a parked diesel fuel delivery truck and ultimately caused oil to be released to Winter Brook, which flows into the Mystic River.
Clean-up of a spill places an enormous strain on the time and resources of a country as it involves several approaches, including skimming vessels, use of dispersants through different mechanisms including helicopter sprays, to break up the spill and mop it up.
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We have a pretty good idea where the spill started and ended," Pauley said.
We have identified a need within the industry for a media platform targeted at the international spill community.
Thus, the responsible party assumes the primary burden of paying for spill costs--which can include both removal costs (cleaning up the spill) and damage claims (restoring the environment and compensating parties that were economically harmed).
Corbett from University of Delaware based his findings on the estimated spill rate of 19,000 barrels of oil per day.
Here are a few sobering thoughts from their site: The up to 20,000 barrels of oil being spilled each day will likely soon eclipse the Exxon Valdez spill, will poison animal and marine life and disrupt the "food chain as a whole.
Speaking at an Oil Spill Response Training Workshop at KPT Staff College she pointed out that Pakistan is a signatory to IMO Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response Cooperation (OPRC-90) since 1995.