Definition of spillage in English:

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spillage

Pronunciation: /ˈspilij/

noun

1The action of spilling a liquid, or the fact of a liquid being spilled: packages are sealed to prevent spillage data collection from sites of oil spillage
More example sentences
  • He is already wearing his uniform with full-sleeve painting apron on top to alleviate potential porridge spillages.
  • Toxic waste spillage has caused the inhabitants of a nearby spider farm to grow to enormous sizes.
  • Take your time, and avoid spillages of blood or body fluids.
1.1A quantity of liquid that has spilled or been spilled: be proactive in cleaning up any spillages
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  • If the contents were under pressure, the spillage could be significant.
  • Examination by sight alone revealed spillage.
  • As well as the igniting of oil wells, there was enormous spillage of oil into the Gulf.

Words that rhyme with spillage

grillage, pillage, stillage, tillage, village
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