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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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BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens held a DJ set on Saturday at Spillers.
Contact sarah.jeffery@trinitymirror.com or call 0191 201 6069 SPILLERS Mill was home to Newcastle's flour production since it opened in the 1930s.
Spillers record shop in Morgan Arcade, Cardiff and below, Morrissey
The Spillers firm set up business in Newcastle in 1896, acquiring Daudson's Phoenix Mill in the Close on the Quayside, which was replaced by the new reinforced concrete mill in 1938.
At Barrhead, a spokesman for Spillers said:"We very much regretted having to lay off everyone."
"Phil Wilding who was my producer at 6 Music and who comes from Tonypandy, talked about the shop, and obviously I know about the links Welsh bands have to Spillers, but when you hear the words 'oldest record shop in the world' you're just like 'I'm going there straight away!' "And the thing is whenever I've worked in Spillers I've ended up spending between PS200 and PS400.
To help Spillers advise on how best to achieve this, Direct Laboratories spent time analysing the forages, hay and haylage, which would be available in Greece, to determine its precise protein, dry matter, fibre and mineral content.
Spillers printed special numbers under the can lids which could win a cash prize of pounds 100,000 - or more than two million Felix goodies, feeding bowls or cat collars.
The sale by Spillers' owner Dalgety makes Nestle Europe's second biggest petfood firm, with takings of more than pounds 1 billion.
Spillers have a comprehensive A-Z guide to Cat Care which is available free from Spillers Petcare Service, PO Box 53, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8QF.