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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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And although it boasts seven murders, two litres of spilt blood and 120 bullets fired, Ricardo reckons Reservoir Dogs is no more violent than Shakespeare.
Turns out the Governor somehow thinks that the prison is his, in which Rick tells him that "it's ours, we spilt blood." The "spilt blood" remark makes fans ask the question: Did we lose one of Rick's group members already?
DENISE Robertson notes in her column, (The Journal, May 5) that members of the French Foreign Legion are considered "Francais par le sang verse" or "'French through spilt blood".
With that increase has inevitably flowed a tragic tide of spilt blood, of lives cut short and of relatives nursing their grief, of friends left pledging vengeance.