overspill(redirected from overspills)
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1. The fact or process of spilling over.
2. Something that spills over: an overspill of milk.
3. Chiefly British Movement of people from overcrowded cities to less populated areas.
a. something that spills over or is in excess
b. (as modifier): overspill population.
vb, -spills, -spilling, -spilt or -spilled
(intr) to overflow
Past participle: overspilled/overspilt
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|Noun||1.||overspill - the relocation of people from overcrowded cities; they are accommodated in new houses or apartments in smaller towns|
|2.||overspill - the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity|