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spillage Syllabification: spill·age
Pronunciation: /ˈspilij/

Definition of spillage in English:


The action of causing or allowing a liquid to spill, or liquid spilled in this way: accidents involving chemical spillage oil spillages at sea
More example sentences
  • The service responds to fires, road traffic accidents, rescues, flooding incidents, oil spillages etc., throughout the county and on occasion incidents in adjoining counties.
  • An ever increasing proportion of call outs now relate to non-fire incidents - road and rail accidents, chemical spillages, traumas caused by extreme weather conditions and so on.
  • They would, he said, ignore environmental protection services, including petrol and chemical spillages, and possibly also road traffic accidents.

Words that rhyme with spillage

grillage, pillage, stillage, tillage, village
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