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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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Charlotte Church says she does not hate her ex-boyfriend for spilling the beans about their sex life.
I wonder what kept Debbie Rowe from spilling the beans on ex-husband Michael Jackson when she took the stand at his child molestation trial.
Freddie 'Scap' Scappaticci, who says he's not the senior Provo double agent, is on tape spilling the beans on his own IRA comrades.
Ashley is furious when he discovers what's happened and tells Diane, also spilling the beans about Sam helping Alice to die.
The media has to put its head on the block for spilling the beans.