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(intr, adverb) to overflow or be forced out of an area, container, etc
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
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|Verb||1.||spill over - overflow with a certain feeling; "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger"|
seethe - be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"
|2.||spill over - be disgorged; "The crowds spilled out into the streets"|
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