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spill·age

 (spĭl′ĭj)
n.
1. The act of spilling.
2. An amount spilled.
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spillage

(ˈspɪlɪdʒ)
n
1. an instance or the process of spilling
2. something spilt or the amount spilt
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spill•age

(ˈspɪl ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the act or process of spilling.
2. an amount that spills or is spilled.
[1920–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spillage - the amount that has spilledspillage - the amount that has spilled    
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
2.spillage - the act of allowing a fluid to escape
flow, stream - the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
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Translations

spillage

[ˈspɪlɪdʒ] Nvertido m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

spillage

[ˈspɪlɪdʒ] n [oil] → déversement m (accidentel)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

spillage

n (act) → Verschütten nt; (= quantity)verschüttete Menge, Spillage f (Comm)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

spillage

[ˈspɪlɪdʒ] n (event) → fuoriuscita; (substance) → sostanza fuoriuscita
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The exit slip from the A19 Southbound to the A66 Eastbound was closed, but reopened shortly before 2.30pm after the spillage was cleared.
PART of the M58 was closed yesterday due to a crash which caused a diesel spillage.
THREE people were injured yesterday in a chemical spillage at a busy hospital.
AFUEL spillage on one of the main roads through Northumberland may have caused a crash which claimed the lives of a popular elderly couple, an inquest heard yesterday.
A LORRY crash and fuel spillage closed parts of the M5 for more than 12 hours.
FIREFIGHTERS tacked a chemical spillage at a Wrexham food factory yesterday morning.
The diesel spread across the whole carriageway, forcing traffic officers to close the section of road as they cleared up the spillage.
There are delays on the M6 in Cheshire this afternoon (Sunday, August 18) after a collision caused an oil spillage across the carriageway.
In the case filed at the Environmental and Land court in Makueni the victims claim they were inadequately compensated for the damage caused by the spillage that contaminated their land and the water.
A large oil spillage left drivers stuck in queues spanning eight miles of the motorway between Junction 11 for Cannock and Junction 8 for the M5 yesterday.
"It stings your eyes when you are working." Shropshire Council highways manager Ian Walshaw said he was not aware of any diesel spillage in the area.
The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has started cleaning up an unknown amount of diesel in Makueni County which spilled from a punctured section of the new S8 billion Mombasa-Nairobi oil pipeline.It is not clear for how long the new pipeline had been leaking before the spillage was detected three weeks ago.