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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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SHAKESPEAREAN actor John Kane will be spilling the beans about performing the Bard in a one-man comedy special tonight.
The media has to put its head on the block for spilling the beans.
The 35 year-old singer had a brief romance with Cowell and says they are still friends, despite spilling the beans in her book.
CELTIC took legal action yesterday after a former physio demanded pounds 250,000 to stop him spilling the beans on almost 30 years of dressing room secrets.
The morning after, he's mortified, she's much too satisfied, and he has to worry about Diane spilling the beans to his, um, true love now.
And now Mel B is spilling the beans on her life through a compilation of extracts from a diary she has kept since she was 13.