• Spilling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Spill
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Spill

• Spill Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A metallic rod or pin.
  2. (n.) One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
  3. (v. i.) To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
  4. (n.) A small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc.
  5. (v. t.) To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
  6. (n.) A peg or pin for plugging a hole, as in a cask; a spile.
  7. (v. i.) To be shed; to run over; to fall out, and be lost or wasted.
  8. (n.) A little sum of money.
  9. (n.) A bit of wood split off; a splinter.
  10. (v. t.) To destroy; to kill; to put an end to.
  11. (v. t.) To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour.
  12. (n.) A slender piece of anything.
  13. (v. t.) To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste.
  14. (v. t.) To relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind, so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to lessen the strain.
  15. (v. t.) To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills anothers blood, or his own blood.

Disgorge, Fall, Release, Shed, Slop, Spillway, Splatter, Tumble, Wasteweir,