spill

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spill

1
Austral the declaring of several political jobs vacant when one higher up becomes so

spill

2
a small peg or rod made of metal

spill

[spil]
(engineering)
The accidental release of some material, such as nuclear material or oil, from a container.
(nucleonics)
The accidental release of radioactive material.

spill, spill light

Light rays, from spotlights and other focused light sources, that are not useful, e.g., producing lighting where it is not wanted on a stage.

spill

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But they urged police to stay calm, saying, 'We don't have any intention to spill blood.
Davis Cup is part of Australian sporting tradition and heritage and our guys spill blood to get a team spot,' Masur said.
The red colour reserved for cardinals represents the challenge the Pope presents them when he bestows the four-cornered hat, or biretta: 'Be ready to spill blood if need be to spread the faith.
Police officers are the ones who pick up the pieces after criminals, preying on the innocent, spill blood.
Yet in Syria and Iran, despots continue to spill blood, and the Israel-Palestine conflict remains unresolved.
His body was driven through Srinagar and accompanied by an estimated 50,000 residents, many of whom chanted: C[pounds sterling]We want freedomC[yen] and C[pounds sterling]We will spill blood for blood.
Hundreds of volunteers are being sought to spill blood for their ancestors.