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spill

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

The unintended release of a fluid from a container or receptacle; hazardous spills include radioactive spills and chemical spills.
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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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It's the start of the bullfighting season, not something pot-head Camara loves, but when the spilled blood is human he can't help but intervene.
He affirms that the Iraqi forces have wreaked havoc, seized property, spilled blood of the innocent, and occupied schools and state institutions.1990 -- Iraqi President Saddam Hussein offers a new initiative, following his occupation of Kuwait, and declares readiness to offer oil free-of-charge to Third World states.1996 -- The National Assembly approves a law establishing a share-holding company, named "Kuwait Center for Finance and Investment," with a capital amounting to KD 20 million.2003 -- Kuwait and Italy sign a memorandum of understanding on boosting bilateral relations and cooperation in various domains.
During the next three hours they dragged her into dark alleyways and took her into the toilets of Burger King in Newcastle where they punched her until her nose burst open and spilled blood.
The canvas itself bears an image of a canoe (a traditional symbol of trade), as well as the newspaper headline "It's a Steal." 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.
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. The Marco Polo takes in Oslo, Copenhagen, Tallin, Helsinki and Stockholm before returning via the Kiel Canal to Tilbury.
Dexter's super-sharp, forensic brain detects an odd pattern to the spilled blood. Is it a diversionary tactic?
Ophelia's river was a length of moving, blue material; spilled blood was a red handkerchief produced from a pocket: simple and effective.
In some cases, as much as 70 per cent of spilled blood has been returned.
Kuyt spilled blood for the cause too after a sickening clash of heads with Ledley King in a game packed with bruising incidents as Liverpool showed how much they want to save their season.