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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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When theater producer Siddalee Walker spills the beans about her Louisiana upbringing to a New York Times reporter, Siddalee's mother Vivi Walker cuts Siddalee out of her will.
His son Steven spills the beans on his seedy shenanigans with prozzy Janine and his cod-faced wife gives both him and Janine a battering.
In his latest book, Canadian author David Hutton spills the beans on "one of the best-kept secrets of the corporate world." We often read about awards presented to companies for business excellence, and we certainly hear all about it when one of these companies then runs into trouble.