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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.

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The whole case blew open when the company later hired a new CFO and one of the employees who had participated in the fraud spilled the beans," Young said.
Mr Cook had warned wife Margaret that he would be sacked if she spilled the beans on his string of love affairs during their 28-year marriage.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): With only three days left for the release of bollywood flick 'A Gentleman: Sundar Susheel Risky', its makers have spilled the beans on film's antagonist, Suniel Shetty's role.
The Fuhrer's daily routine was recorded by a German officer who kept a diary in the bunker - then spilled the beans to a British agent.
ILLUSIONIST Criss Angel has spilled the beans on his planned performance with Britney Spears at the now legendary MTV Video Music Awards.
Yet he had no qualms about sacking Tory Deputy Chairman Howard Flight, who spilled the beans about the Tories' secret agenda to cut spending.
Simmons, bidding on a spa package in the silent auction, spilled the beans about the cooling off of his steamy affair with Garcelle Beauvais' character on ``NYPD Blue.