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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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Mayor Guy Alongi gave Spiller his blessing and said the city was glad to support his endeavor.
Others felt Mr Spiller should resign and have his name added to the teacher waiting list.
However, forecasting a resurgent vinyl market before it happened has given Spillers a lifeline and focus in a retail sector which continues to challenge -- you only have to look at the news of HMV closures to witness this ongoing state of flux.
"We have found a very nice route for everybody that is achievable for the beginners and towards the end, it's plenty of fun for the more expert drivers," Spiller said.
"We see it as a great opportunity," Spiller remarks.
He told Newport crown court: "Mrs Spiller noticed her husband's car.
Currently, Spiller is a member of the board of directors of Red Bike, Cincinnati's nonprofit bike-share system and is a member of the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky bar associations.
Peta Spiller and the optician who treated her, Gary Owen
EASTBOURNE: Georgie Wood 12, Marc Owen 10, Ben Hopwood 8, Richard Andrews 6+3, Bradley Wilson-Dean 5+2, Daniel Spiller 3+1, Kelsey Dugard 3.
For the second straight year, injuries limited Jackson in 2012, opening the door for Spiller, who was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time.
Feeling constrained is one major factor that leads consumers to consider how purchasing something now will affect what they can purchase in the future ("opportunity costs"), according to Spiller.
Readers are likely to agree with Spiller, who states that his interpretation of Sundanese cultural practices is 'eclectic, heterodox, yet compelling' (p.