spill over


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spill over

vb
(intr, adverb) to overflow or be forced out of an area, container, etc
n
1. chiefly US and Canadian the act of spilling over
2. chiefly US and Canadian the excess part of something
3. (Economics) economics any indirect effect of public expenditure
4. (Astronomy) astronomy the part of the noise associated with a radio telescope using a dish antenna caused by pick-up by a secondary antenna from directions that do not intercept the dish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spill over - overflow with a certain feeling; "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger"
seethe, boil - be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"
2.spill over - be disgorged; "The crowds spilled out into the streets"
pour, pullulate, swarm, teem, stream - move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
Translations

w>spill over

vi (liquid)überlaufen; (grain etc, assembly)überquellen; (fig, population) → sich ausbreiten (→ into auf +acc); (meeting)sich hinziehen (→ into bis in +acc)
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Feng Zhu from the Bank for International Settlements also analysed the spill over of unconventional monetary policies across major currency blocs and other economies.
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During trading hours, the changes in money market rates in the euro area generally spill over to the United States and vice versa.