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KK Pronunciation

〔 spIl 〕


〔 spil 〕

Overview of noun spill

The noun spill has 4 senses

  • spill -- (liquid that is spilled; "clean up the spills")

  • spillway, spill, wasteweir -- (a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction)

  • spill, spillage, release -- (the act of allowing a fluid to escape)

  • spill, tumble, fall -- (a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice")

Overview of verb spill

The verb spill has 6 senses

  • spill, slop, splatter -- (cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water")

  • spill, run out -- (flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table")

  • spill, shed, disgorge -- (cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table")

  • spill, shed, pour forth -- (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")

  • spill, talk -- (reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details")

  • spill -- (reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail))