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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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England and the Aussies have been penned in for the best-of-three match final since last Sunday and while the competitive instinct in players never dims, neither side is going to be spilling blood at the SCG with the stakes so low.
A ballooning weak spot on an artery wall bursts suddenly, spilling blood into the fluid surrounding the brain.
Unfortunately, some people have narrowed it down just to spilling blood.
Iraq was a catastrophic mistake, spilling blood, costing a fortune and leaving the world a more dangerous place by boosting Islamist terrorism.
Both the Iraqi and Kuwaiti peoples experienced the Saddami terrorism and were victims of a butcher and an erratic dictator who enjoyed spilling blood of peoples," it wrote.
My policy was open and sincere, aimed at using democracy and not spilling blood.
Despite Blair, Bush and Brown's spin, the human tragedies of Iraq and Afghanistan go on spilling blood for oil and power.
On the first night of the amateur theatre's latest production, the audience rose en masse to salute three actors who'd done everything short of spilling blood in the name of art.
As a player and as a coach that was hard to stomach but we got on with it, and then I am left with three players spilling blood because they are given absolutely no protection at all.