[ spil-oh-ver ]
/ ˈspɪlˌoʊ vər /
the act of spilling over.
a quantity of something spilled over; overflow.
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Origin of spillover
First recorded in 1940–45; noun use of verb phrase spill over
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Example sentences from the Web for spillover
But the major political forces in Lebanon decided to try to quarantine the spill-over effect to that northern area.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?|Hussein Ibish|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The more connected we are, and the higher our incomes, the more our actions have spill-over impacts on others.
British Dictionary definitions for spillover
(intr, adverb) to overflow or be forced out of an area, container, etc
mainly US and Canadian the act of spilling over
mainly US and Canadian the excess part of something
economics any indirect effect of public expenditure
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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