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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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Red, a predominant color in this as in other works, functions not only as a subtle play on the term "red man," but as an unavoidable symbol of both spilled blood and anger.
The campaign pledges to not forget the Egyptian spilled blood and sacrifices to contain the terrorism provoked by individuals sheltered in Qatar, such as the leaders of the outlawed terrorist group the Muslim Brotherhood.
Swansea needed to open the club superstore at half-time on Thursday to print a new batch of shirts for the Spaniard as he refused to let a bit of spilled blood stop him from another all-action display.
Ophelia's river was a length of moving, blue material; spilled blood was a red handkerchief produced from a pocket: simple and effective.
Opting for an excursion means that visas are taken care of and you can explore the Peterhof Palace, the Hermitage Museum, St Isaac's Cathedral and the Church of the Spilled Blood.
Dexter's super-sharp, forensic brain detects an odd pattern to the spilled blood.
the film crunches through the gears, mimicking the premise of the original film, right down to the police dog with a taste for its handler's freshly spilled blood.
CAPTAIN COURAGE: Gareth Thomas spilled blood in the cause as Wales went so close to glory in Sydney